An invisible, uncrossable physical barrier encloses the Unified States. The Line is the part of the border that lopped off part of the country, dooming the inhabitants to an unknown fate when the enemy used a banned weapon. It’s said that bizarre creatures and superhumans live on the other side,... show more
An invisible, uncrossable physical barrier encloses the Unified States. The Line is the part of the border that lopped off part of the country, dooming the inhabitants to an unknown fate when the enemy used a banned weapon. It’s said that bizarre creatures and superhumans live on the other side, in Away. Nobody except tough old Ms. Moore would ever live next to the Line. Nobody but Rachel and her mother, who went to live there after Rachel’s dad died in the last war. It’s a safe, quiet life. Until Rachel finds a mysterious recorded message that can only have come from Away. The voice is asking for help. Who sent the message? Why is her mother so protective? And to what lengths is Rachel willing to go in order to do what she thinks is right?View our classroom guide for The Line by Teri Hall
Publish date: March 4th 2010
Pages no: 219
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: The Line (#1)
Rachel has lived on The Property since before she can remember. Her mother works for Ms. Moore, the owner, as a housekeeper of the large house. Rachel enjoys living far from town and away from the strong governmental control most other people must suffer. People living in towns deal with unfair a...
It’s an interesting book within many in the current trend of dystopian fiction. What I really enjoyed is the clever idea of the background on how the setting came to be in form of a history lesson from Rachel’s mom. She poses it in a question and answer (Rachel gives the answers in good detail) form...
A very slow start followed by a sudden end. Overall not bad but not the kind of book I enjoy reading. So I probably won't read the next one.
I absolutely adored this book. I'm not sure what it was that captivated me so, but it kept me interested throughout the entire story. I am very excited for the next one.
Arghhhhhhhh! The next book in the series doesn't come out until SEPTEMBER!!!!!Full review to follow