Neal Shusterman’s latest young adult novel is a gripping tale of suspense and sacrifice. In the near future, when the government passes a law allowing parents to choose how many children they want to have, siblings Connor and Risa find themselves on opposite sides of the debate. Connor is all for limiting family size, while Risa views more offspring as her civic duty. When their bids for dominance result in one sibling being taken away by officials, they must put aside their differences to get him back.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for young adults who enjoy a good tale of suspense and sacrifice.
- Neal Shusterman is a bestselling author with a well-known reputation for writing quality young adult novels.
- The Toll is an action-packed story that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.
- Shusterman has crafted characters that are believable and sympathetic, making it easy to root for them as they fight against seemingly insurmountable odds.
- It’s been done before.
- It’s a little preachy.
- It might be too intense for some readers.
Learn more about the author
Neal Shusterman is the award-winning author of more than thirty books for young adults, including Scythe, Unwind, and Challenger Deep. He lives in California with his wife and children.
“Neal Shusterman is a genius.”
“fast-paced, thought-provoking read”
“A thought-provoking and suspenseful page-turner.”
“The Toll is an intense, thought-provoking read. Neal Shusterman has done it again!”