Told in alternating perspectives of all three Greystone kids, The Strangers by Margaret Peterson Haddix makes sure to get readers attention in the first chapter. In this book, the Greystone siblings live with their mom in a normal sort of neighborhood. However, when they come home from school one day, they find out about three kidnapped children who have the same first and middle name and ages and birthdates to them. Are the Greystone kids kidnapped? If not, who are these kids? Then their mom leaves on a work trip, leaving them with her friend, Mrs. Morales. After a little while, they realize that their mom isn’t on the work trip that she said she was. Where did she go and why couldn’t she tell them? As they search for their mom, they uncover some dangerous secrets.Will they be able to stay together to solve this mystery? If you like suspenseful books that are hard to put down, then this book is the one for you.
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 2nd, 2019