The Compound

By Bodeen, S. A.

Publishers Summary:
After his parents, two sisters, and he have spent six years in a vast underground compound built by his wealthy father to protect them from a nuclear holocaust, fifteen-year-old Eli, whose twin brother and grandmother were left behind, discovers that his father has perpetrated a monstrous hoax on them all.

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ISBN
978-0-31237-015-2
Publisher
Feiwel


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on July 1, 2008

Gr 7-Up In a burst of panic about a nuclear attack, nine-year-old Eli, his sisters, and his parents move into an underground bunker built by Eli's billionaire father. It's an enormous complex, with rooms similar to those in the family's Seattle mansion. Only his grandmother and twin brother don't make it in. The first six years of the planned 15 have been fairly routine, but now some food has s...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2008

When Eli was nine, his autocratic billionaire father led his family into the Compound, an extravagant underground bunker built to protect them against nuclear war. After receiving word that a strike had been launched, they had forty minutes to get inside and lock the door behind them (a door only Eli's father can open again). In the chaos, Eli's twin Eddy was left behind, and Eli, the self-identified "evil twin," spends the next six years i...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on October 1, 2008

When Eli was nine, his billionaire father led his family into an underground bunker built to protect them against nuclear war. Now...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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