Have you been looking for a book that is full of adventure, mystery, and action? Then you should grab Taken by Erin Bowman.
Have you been looking for a book that is full of adventure, mystery, and action? Then you should grab Taken by Erin Bowman. The story is about a boy named Gray Weathersby, who lives in an outcasted town called Claysoot. Living in Claysoot, he is always aware of the fact that in exactly twelve months time, when he turns eighteen, he will be Heisted.
The town of Claysoot is full of women but no men. Every man in town disappears on his eighteenth birthday, due to Heisting. It is a very mysterious process that abducts the boys, leaving the villagers to assume they are dead.
Claysoot is secluded from the rest of what used to be the United States of America. There is no possible way to leave Claysoot and anyone who attempts to leave, climbs the Wall, and their body comes back completely scorched and lifeless.
Taken combines a perfect mixture of adventure, mystery, action, and even a hint of romance. Gray is a very strong, prominent protagonist and Erin Bowman recounts his experience well. Taken is a very captivating read for students in seventh grade to eleventh grade. This book was absolutely addicting and diving into this book as soon as possible would be a very wise decision.