Michael Grant's GONE reading levels

GONE is a popular YA dystopia by author Michael Grant. The storyline has teens isolated in a giganic bubble. All adults have vanished and there is a dark power at work. Some of the teens remain as they were, however others develop special abilities. Bullying and power plays are a natural consequence as hunger, fear, and eventually disease wrack the community.

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bookcover Gone
In the blink of an eye every adult vanishes. Thus this particular dystopia begins not with a bang, nor with a rampant disease, but with just an absence. And if that's not bad enough all phones, internet, and television are gone too!

Reading Information:
Word Count: 127,678
Page Count: 576
Accelerated Reading level: 4.3 / points: 18.0
AR quiz: 124168
Lexile: 620L
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  • Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

Hunger #2
It's been three months since all the adults disappeared.
Starvation is imminent and this leads to social unrest with murderous results. And to make matters worse, an evil creature begins to call some of the teens, manipulating them.

Word Count: 133,597
Page Count: 608
Accelerated Reading level: 4.0 / points: 19.0
AR quiz: 131195
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Lies #3
It's been seven months since all the adults disappeared. Perdido Beach burns and battles rage between multiple groups. Rumor has it that death is a way to escape the FAYZ. But will kids believe that?

Word Count: 94,917
Page Count: 464
Accelerated Reading level: 3.9 / points: 13.0
AR quiz: 137845
Lexile: 550L
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Plague #4
It's been eight months since all the adults disappeared and hunger and lies have started a devastation that only plague can make worse.

Word Count: 105,525
Page Count: 528
Accelerated Reading level: 4.1 / points: 15.0
AR quiz: 145002
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Fear #5
It's been one year since all the adults disappeared and fear becomes the teens biggest enemy. And they have lots to fear.

Word Count: 113,044
Page Count: 528
Accelerated Reading level: 4.3 / points: 16.0
AR quiz: 151126
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bookcover of LIGHT: a Gone novel by Michael Grant
Light #6           (April 2, 2013)

The gaiaphage has been reborn as Diana's malicious mutant daughter, Gaia.  And to get to an end long-standing enemies must become allies.

Word Count: 92,170
Page Count:  576
Accelerated Reading level: 4.6 / points: 13.0
AR quiz: 158433
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Updated August 2013)