When Jim Stanton’s family moves to Folsum, New Mexico, everyone but Jim is happy. The townspeople are just too polite, and they’re all eerily obedient to Jefferson Kincaid, the president of Folsum National Laboratories. Then Jim meets a mysterious girl who lives in the mountains, and she tells him a shocking secret. Something weird is going in Folsum, and it involves Jim’s own family.
Gary Paulsen is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people, including three Newbery Honor books: The Winter Room, Hatchet, and Dogsong. He won the Margaret A. Edwards Award given by the American Library Association for his lifetime achievement in young adult… More about Gary Paulsen