Staff Selections Kids


Catherine Fisher

17-year-old Finn senses he was not born in Incarceron, a prison with metal forests, dilapidated cities and vast wilderness, designed with cutting-edge technology to keep all residents sealed inside.  Although most prisoners feel there is no Outside, Finn finds a crystal key that allows him to communicate with Claudia, the warden’s daughter, who claims to live Outside and believes she can help him escape.  Claudia, who is seeking escape from an arranged marriage and a political plot Outside, believes Finn is the true prince of the Outside.  Yet things are not always what they seem . . . YA readers, 12 and older, will eagerly await the sequel to this gripping futuristic fantasy.