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Sent (The Missing #2)

3.93 of 5 stars 3.93  ·  rating details  ·  12,162 ratings  ·  1,019 reviews
Just as best friends Chip and Jonah discover they're actually children kidnapped from history, they get sent back to their proper time period. Landing in the much-feared Tower of London in 1483, Chip realizes he's actually Edward V, the king of England, and Alex (another time-traveler) is his younger brother Richard, the Duke of York.

While traveling through time and becom
Published January 1st 2009 by Recorded Books, LLC
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Joseph H
Have you ever read a "Haddix" book? No, then check out this review. This is my first "Haddix" book and it was incredible. I didn't read the first book in this series and I probably should have because that left alot of plot holes for me. Anyways, this book is about 4 kids who are from 3 different time periods in history and maybe even the future. 3 of them were brought to the Twenty-First Century by two evil kidnappers named Gary and Hodge. In "Sent" Jonah and Katherine (Jonah was kidnapped from ...more
Alek Moore
THIS BOOK IS AWSOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...more
Isaac Morris
Jonah, Chip, Katherine, and a boy named Alex land in the 15th century and find out that Alex is a British prince and Chip is a king. Then they find Chip and Alex’s tracers. (Projections of what time would be like if time travelers hadn’t interfered.) Suddenly, two men come into the room and try to kill Chip and Alex by throwing them out a window. Right before they do, Jonah pulls Chip and Alex away from their tracers. They find out that Richard III, Duke of Gloucester, is trying to kill Chip an ...more
Find a bunch of historical children with tragic destinies. Collect a planeful and drop them in the 20th century. Now, why, exactly, is it so important to put them back?

I never understood.

But Haddix thinks it's important--at least, replacing the missing children is the premise of her book Sent. The collected princes in Richard III's tower are sent back to the moment of their deaths, with only their friends to save them. But what are the friends saving them from? What are they supposed to do, or
Picking up right where the previous book left off, Sent kicks off the actual time traveling portion of the series by stranding viewpoint character Jonah and his friend, Chip, in the 15th century. See, Jonah and Chip (and about thirty other kids) aren't originally from the 21st century. Each of them was born in another time, and whisked away as "endangered" children to be adopted in the future. And now, they're all supposed to be sent back to their original times, to meet their original fates.

The first book of the series was definitely better than this one, and less confusing. I read a few time travel books before, (all with altering the future precautions...and stuff) but this one probably provided more confusion than most.

I liked that it was based on a real historical mystery, but I'm not big on English rule and all, so I wasn't that sure if it was real or not until I looked it up. Tracers were something new, and I liked them. The idea was really neat; I'd rather have them than not
I was in need of a light read, so I grabbed this from my kids' shelf. For middle grade readers, it may be a 4-star, for me a 3.

This is the second book in Haddix's series that features endangered children from history who are kidnapped by time travelers in order to protect them from their fate. Being taken by time traveling children is as plausible of a theory as some I've heard regarding the Princes in the Tower, so why not?

Having not read the first novel, in which a group of children discover t
Robert Karbowiak
Sent, by Margaret Peterson Haddix, is the second book of the Missing Series. The main characters, Jonah and Katherine, along with their friends Chip and Alex, travel back in time to the fifteenth century. There they must prevent Chip’s and Alex’s death from criminals seeking to kill them. Jonah, Chip, and Alex find out that they are all children taken from history and sold into adoption to live in the 21st century, rather than their original time periods. Chip and Alex, in history, are royalty. ...more
Mandy Moody
After reading Found (Book 1 of The Missing series) I had to read the follow up.
So I spent the next 2 days wrestling my 7 year old for her book. Actually, I really did try to let her have it whenever she wanted it - just stealing it off her side table when she was asleep for the night :)

Found picks up exactly where Sent left off, with Jonah, Katherine, Chip and Alex hurtling through a time warp toward 1483, where Chip and Alex were stolen from time. In their original lives, Chip and Alex were (re
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This book is about three kids that get sent back in time. this is the second book in the missing book series. In book 1 an unexpected airplane that landed in the airport and was filled up with babies and they are all sent out to orphanages around the country. later on they all find out that they were on that plane and they are missing kids. this means there were kidnapped out of there real time period and sent to the current time period because they were famous kings that had som
Michelle Isenhoff
I don’t always review more than one book in a series, but in this case, the sequel was as good as the original. At the end of book one, Jonah, Katherine and Chip find themselves whirling through time. In book two, they emerge in the year 1483. Because Chip isn’t just their 21st century neighbor, he’s Edward V, King of England, and he’s about to become worm food. To prevent “the ripple” from affecting all of time, it’s crucial that Chip return to the years he was stolen from so events will play o ...more
Eva Mitnick
A fast-moving, conspiracy-filled plot made Book 1 of this series - Found - a page-turner. Unfortunately, 99% of Sent takes place in the 1480s where the action moves rather more slowly. Yes, there is a bit of political intrigue, the danger of being discovered, and of course the worry that one will affect time adversely. However, it never feels like the kids are in any real danger and thus this reads like a slightly more intense installment of the Magic Tree House series. This is probably due to t ...more
I liked the first one in the series better. I have to admit I'm always at a disadvantage when it comes to books & movies about time travel, because I get totally confused. This book was even more confusing to me than usual. The author uses "tracers" in this story - basically your "ghost" that shows what you would have been doing if time hadn't been tampered with. I just couldn't get my mind around the tracer idea, so I never could get into the plot... The characters end up in 15th century En ...more
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Gwen the Librarian
Unlike most middle-of-series books, I found Sent to be even more gripping and interesting than Found, the first volume. I am completely fascinated by Haddix's original ideas of time travel. This adventure picks up right where the last broke off, as the two sort-of princes and Jonah and Katherine are falling through time back to the fourteenth century. Jonah and Katherine have to help Chip and Alex, or their historical counterparts, stay alive and reset the messed-up past. Sound complicated? It i ...more
this book is about a couple of friends who are lost kids in time. Jonah Chip and Alex are kids from different time all of them with the help of Jonahs sister Katherine and a guy from the future JB. they are trapped if the 16th century trying to fix history but they screwed up badly when they killed Chip and Alex in the 16th century, but they aren't really dead just their 16th century tracers witch badly manguld history so they are a a long quest trying to restore time and history.
Jack Stevens
I enjoyed the book The Missing book two: Sent. The book was so exciting that I just couldn’t put it down because of all the twists and turns in each chapter. After finishing this book, I was ready to jump into the next book in the series, The Missing: Sabotage, because of the excited ending of the second book.
The story takes placing in England in 1483, but some of the main characters from the future, to help their friends so that they can go home by fix time itself. The main characters are Kath
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Jonah Skidmore, Katherine Skidmore, Alex, and Chip Winston have just been sent back to the 15th century. Chip and Alex were originally supposed to be here, where they were supposed to rule as King and Prince of England. But the wrinkles in time have already caused history to be altered, and now the four of them must restore it. And with all that, Jonah and Katherine must still find a way to save Chip and Alex.

Sent is a very suspenseful and entertaining book. Haddix ve
First of all, I'd like to point out that I only read this book because I bought it alongside the first in the series. With that out of the way, on to the review. I thought this another fairly decent read, and being a history nerd I was interested in how the author was going to portray this moment in history. Some of it was done in a very clever fashion.

This isn't a bad book by any means. It's engaging and literally makes history come alive. However, I will admit that sometimes the time travel ca
Liam H
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Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix is a great science fiction book to read! It would obviously make more sense to read the first book first though or else you wouldn't get this book at all. It has 3 characters that stay throughout the story Jonah, Chip, and Katherine. They go to the 1400's to figure out whether Chip or Jonah is the King. They go through some rough times but luckily they have the elucidator. ( You'll have to read the book to figure out what that is if you haven't read the first bo ...more
The Missing:Found is about Jonah,Chip,Katherine,and Alex in the 15th century.They are stuck there because someone(Chip) breaks it but is being self repaired.They find out that Chip is the king of England,but they have to hide because they were supposed to be murdered.They are hiding everywhere they can to stay out of trouble.they slept in the dugeun because they can't sleep any where else so they have to share a single bed.While they are spying on the people they find out out a lot of stuff.The ...more
This book was about four kids named Jonah, Katherine, Chip and Alex and they are all stuck in the eighteenth century. They are trying to find their way back to the twenty first century to see their families again. Chip and Alex are from this time period so they find their tracers. Tracers are ghost of the people from that century. When Alex and Chip arrive in their room in the London tower they see their tracers so they go. when they went and sat in the same position as the tracers and they rejo ...more
Hyun Young Jeong
“Welcome to the fifteenth century. Good luck.”(Margaret Peterson Haddix, #6)The suspenseful story ‘Sent’, was written by Margaret Peterson Haddix. The story began with Jonah, Chip, Alex, and Katherine, going through the time tunnel and arriving on England at the year of 1483. (The reason and the background of this time tunnel is in Book 1: Found) Chip and Alex, who were the King and his brother at that time, were almost murdered. Chip and Alex remembered their mother at the year 1483 that was qu ...more
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Book: Sent

In the sci-fi book, Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix, 13 year old Jonah, Chip, his friend, and Katherine, his sister, discover that Jonah and Chip were 2 famous missing children from history. This was possible because A group of baby smuggling people, who smuggled the babies not across borders, but across time, ‘crash landed’ mid-travel in the 21st century. The 2 baby smugglers specifically mentioned in the book itself were Gary, and Hodge. They Stole Chip from the
Felix Roncaglione
I gave the book 4 stars.
The book sent by Margaret Peterson is a good book. I would rate my book 4 out of 5 because it’s not as good as it could be because they could’ve added a couple extra things in the story.
My book was about a group of kids that time travel to different centuries. When in the fifteenth century they try to figure out mysteries and they travel to different centuries to see what the where like.
A group of kids that travel to different centuries and two of the kids out o
Sometimes I hate reading a book that just came out, because now I have to wait forever for the next in the series, haha. I'm really enjoying this sci fi/historical fiction by Haddix. I bought book one during the bookfair and I wanted to test it out before cataloging it for the kiddos and right after I had to purchase Sent. I love a good mystery, and by creating a Historical Mystery brought about by Science Fiction means (time machines) this one has really hooked me.
River Benyair
Sent (The missing book 2)


Jonah, Chip, Katherine, and a boy named Alex land in the 15th century and find out that Alex is a British prince and Chip is a king. Then they find Chip and Alex’s tracers. (Projections of what time would be like if time travelers hadn’t interfered.) Suddenly, two men come into the room and try to kill Chip and Alex by throwing them out a window. Right before they do, Jonah pulls Chip and Alex away from their tracers. They find out that Richard III, Duke of Glou
Ryan Gotaas
A-I would say that this book is for teens both boys and girls
B-I would give this book 4 stars!
C-This book was very very boring in the beginning of the book! all that was happening was talking and a lot of darkness although the author did a great job describing feelings and actions. When Chip realizes hes the king that really surprised me. I like how the author shows the emotions of each character in an unexpected event for example when Hodge throws the tracers out the window that was a very unex
Stephanne Stacey
I liked the feel and the way the first book seemed to go better than this one, but that doesn't mean that I don't like the way this book did go. Thank you Margaret for choosing a point and story in history that had so much room for imagination. I hate historical fictions that take too much liberty with a very familiar story and don't or won't stick with the commonly know facts. I even liked that she stated what the undisputed facts were at the end so you would know what was real and what wasn't. ...more
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Margaret Peterson Haddix grew up on a farm near Washington Court House, Ohio. She graduated from Miami University (of Ohio) with degrees in English/journalism, English/creative writing and history. Before her first book was published, she worked as a newspaper copy editor in Fort Wayne, Indiana; a newspaper reporter in Indianapolis; and a community college instructor and freelance writer in Danvil ...more
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Other Books in the Series

The Missing (8 books)
  • Found (The Missing, #1)
  • Sabotaged (The Missing, #3)
  • Torn (The Missing, #4)
  • Caught (The Missing, #5)
  • Risked (The Missing, #6)
  • Revealed (The Missing, #7)
  • Redeemed (The Missing #8)
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“But did he go to heaven?" Katherine persisted.
"That's between him and God, not him and history," JB said.
Alex started, jerking so spastically that he kicked the basketball and would have sent it spinning out into the street if Chip hadn't caught it. Amazingly, Chip still seemed to have a swordsman's quick reflexes.
"YOU believe in God?" Alex asked JB incredulously. "But you know how to travel through time. You're a scientist." He hesitated. "Aren't you?"
JB rolled his eyes.
"It amazes me how people of your time set up such a false dichotomy between science and religion. Fortunately, that only lasts for another... well, I can't tell you that," he said, stopping himself just in time. "But I assure you, the more I travel through time, the more I witness, the more I realize that there are things that are both strange and wonderful, far beyond human comprehension." (pgs 299-300)”
“To quote a famous philosopher revered in my time 'But this is no different from regular life. When have you ever known what's going to happen in the future?'" Wait a minute, Jonah thought. I said that. Back at Westminster, with Katherine. Does that mean I'm going to be a famous philosopher in the future? Does that mean I'm going to be revered? There wasn't time to ask.” 5 likes
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