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message 1: by Kitty (new)

Kitty | 314 comments I was watching an episode of star trek where they find kids left alone after a plague wiped out the adults. That got me wondering about books where there are no adults. I know The girl who owned a city ( think that's the title) and I read gone recently. but any others?


message 2: by Andria (new)

Andria (airdna) | 2500 comments Mod
Gone (and rest of series) by Michael Grant


message 3: by Andria (new)

Andria (airdna) | 2500 comments Mod
Oops, I missed where you said you read Gone. I'll think of others....


message 4: by Dylan (last edited Mar 15, 2013 11:36AM) (new)

Dylan (dyarch) | 139 comments The Kindling by Jennifer Armstrong & Nancy Butcher
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
The Enemy by Charlie Higson
Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne
Countdown by Daniel Parker
Everlost by Neal Shusterman
The Comet's Curse by Dom Testa
Quarantine by Lex Thomas
Variant by Robison Wells


message 5: by Feliks (last edited Mar 15, 2013 11:44AM) (new)

Feliks (dzerzhinsky) Walkabout by James Vance Marshall 'Walkabout' (also a movie)
Logan's Run by William F. Nolan 'Logan's Run' (no one over 30)

movies:
"If..."
"Bugsy Malone"
"Picnic at Hanging Rock"
"Wild in the Streets" (teenagers sieze control of world government)
"Stand By Me" (movie)


message 6: by Kitty (new)

Kitty | 314 comments Logan's run is part of a series but I only remember the first.


message 7: by Anna (new)

Anna (annamatsuyama) | 399 comments Second book in His Dark Materials series The Subtle Knife


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message 9: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 38155 comments Mod
Lord of the Flies (view spoiler).


message 10: by Ariana (new)

Ariana | 7 comments Battle Royale and The Enemy series fit this category. Both are very good.


message 11: by Sara (new)

Sara (vivianstreet) | 26 comments The Only Ones

Pretty much everyone disappears mysteriously leaving just a few kids to figure out what happened.


message 12: by Andy Phillips (new)

Andy Phillips | 193 comments Blood Crazy by Simon Clark (horror)


message 13: by Ann aka Iftcan (last edited May 10, 2013 05:36PM) (new)

Ann aka Iftcan (iftcan) | 6967 comments Mod
Star Ka'Ats and the Plant People
Star Ka'at World
Steel Magic (Altho there are adults at the beginning and end of this one.)
Star Ka'ats and the Winged Warriors
On Wings of Magic Sort of--the children in this book save their entire world.

Those are the ones that Andre Norton wrote that I can think of quickly. Altho I believe that there might be one or two more, but I don't remember exactly.


message 15: by bookel (new)

bookel | 2106 comments A new one from here.

Trouble at Timpetill by Henry Winterfeld; illustrated by William M. Hutchinson ; translated from the German by Kyrill Schabert.
When the Pirates, a gang of young boys in the small town of Timpetill, become too rowdy, the adults decide to discipline them by leaving the town in the middle of the night.


message 16: by Westcoast_girl (new)

Westcoast_girl | 157 comments One thing to try is keyword "Dystopia".
Variant
The Declaration


message 17: by Kitty (new)

Kitty | 314 comments the declaration is actually a world where children are illegal. I just finished it.


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