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Read This -- No Safety in Numbers by Dayna Lorentz

Jessie, Columbine Library

Marco is riding his bike through the mall parking garage when he is chased down by a few angry bullies from school. They run over his bike and he narrowly escapes into a hidden storage closet in the garage. After he nervously listens to their receding footsteps, he turns on the light and sees a mysterious object in the closet. And then it starts beeping.

No Safety in Numbers is the fast-paced and exciting story of Marco and three other teens, all locked in the mall for a week due to a “security incident.” Nobody except Marco knows anything about the bomb in the garage, and the officials aren’t sharing any information with the shoppers or employees. What happens when thousands of people are stuck in the mall for a week? It’s not pretty.