The Limit

The Limit

Book - 2010
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When his family exceeds its legal debt limit, thirteen-year-old Matt is sent to the Federal Debt Rehabilitation Agency workhouse, where he discovers illicit activities are being carried out using the children who have been placed there.
Publisher: New York : Aladdin, 2010
ISBN: 9781442402713
9781442402720
Branch Call Number: J LAN
Characteristics: 291 p

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 14, 2018

This was a very adventurous and fast paced book. The author of this book really thought of amazing settings and characters that made the book very fun to read. The thing I liked most about the book was the description. I could easily visualize all the things the author described in the book, such as the huge swimming pool inside the building, the convertible volleyball and basketball field, and all the rooms. The turning point of the book was when Matt, the main character, had figured out that people in this building are keeping track of every move they take and that the WiFi was controlled by them as well. Another thing that I really liked about the book was that the story was well planned. Matt's plan to find a way to the truth was logical and made complete sense. My favourite part of the book was the ending, when the person behind everything was caught. I was extremely surprised when I found out who the culprit was. I would definitely recommend this book to everyone who wants a book they don't want to put down until it's over! Rating- 5/5
- @Vanilla of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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green_bear_773
Aug 21, 2014

this book is really great.if you haven't read this book than do it now!!!.beacause.IT.IS.AWESOME!!!

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JodiMB
Jul 19, 2014

loved this book! it was jam-packed with action and suspense! its a really good read!

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rebecca10
Aug 28, 2012

I was disappointed by the ending because I was told otherwise, and also because it didn't seem to resolve anything for the main character. Yes it did resolve some minor things but it didn't make me feel like every was going to be fine. I can cope with a novel having a sad ending, but I don't enjoy a novel when it's supposed to have resolution that answers each problem head on. But other than that I really like the book.

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ReadingFanatic09
Mar 08, 2011

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. A quick read--finished it in one night. I think boys and girls alike will enjoy this novel. It has a good storyline that's easy to follow.

I felt like this novel had the feel of a dystopian novel without a lot of the doom and gloom that comes with such plot lines when written for older readers. It has a lot of action to the story while (I think) teaching a lot about the way that our society spends money.

Recommend for Grades 5-8

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May 31, 2012

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