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The forsaken

The forsaken

Stasse, Lisa M

Alenna is a 16-year-old orphan growing up in a police state formed from the ashes of Canada, the US and Mexico after an economic meltdown. But when she fails 'the test' - a government initiative which supposedly identifies teens destined to be criminals - she wakes up on a remote island reserved for the criminally insane

Paperback, Book. English. Dystopias. Fiction 13+. Young adult fiction. General.
Published London: Orchard, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Lisa M. Stasse
ISBN: 1408318806, 1408318822, 9781408318805, 9781408318829
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: New York: Simon & Schuster.
Physical Description: 426 p. ; 20 cm.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.5
Interest Level: MY
Points: 15
Quiz Number: 223831

Author note

Lisa Stasse graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Government and English literature, and is currently a digital librarian at UCLA. She lives in Santa Monica, California with her husband and their one-year-old daughter.


A good, captivating read.