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I Am Number Four
I Am Number Four took me by surprise. I read a lot of Young Adult books and most of them do not live up to their own hype. But Pittacus Lore (alias for two famous writers) has written a novel that lives up to the hype and beats it by a mile. It has everything: aliens with powers, high school drama, living on the run, and a soon to be released major motion picture. A book that will be enjoyed by young and old alike.--Justin, Atlanta
Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have ever seen. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic booksbut we are real.
Our plan was to grow, and train, and become strong, and become one, and fight them. But they found us and started hunting us first. Now all of us are running. Spending our lives in shadows, in places where no one would look, blending in. we have lived among you without you knowing.
But they know.
They caught Number One in Malaysia.
Number Two in England.
And Number Three in Kenya.
They killed them all.
I am Number Four.
I am next.
About the Author
Pittacus Lore is Lorien's ruling Elder. He has been on Earth preparing for the war that will decide Earth's fate. His whereabouts are unknown.
Praise for I Am Number Four…
“Number Four is a hero for this generation.”
-Michael Bay, director of Transformers
“There’s genuine suspense…it’s easy to get lost in the world of the sweet teen from another planet.”
-The Horn Book
“This is a can’t-put-it-down book.”
“The intense pace, bigger-than-life fight scenes, and good vs. evil showdown set up a series that will easily draw in action-oriented sci-fi fans, who will eagerly await the next round.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books