The Testing

By: Joelle Charbonneau

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Cia is a 16 year old girl and she has been selected for the testing. Each year a few students from each gradating class are selected for the testing. There they will be tested to see how smart they are and to see how they have help the struggling world. Before Cia leaves for Tosu city where the testing is located, her father tells her that he was in the testing and at the end he said that the testing officials wipe everyones memory. Before she gets up to leave, he tells her to trust no one. Soon she is on her way to tosu city. When they arrive they go through several written tests. But in the last round of the testing they are told they they are going to be dropped off in Chicago and they have to find there way back to tosu city with only three things. She and another kid named Tomas team up and stay together the whole way. They spend weeks traveling and finally they make it back to the city. Soon Thomas and Cia find out that they have both passed the testing and they will be going to the university.




I think the theme of this book is to keep pushing through even when things are tough because Cia was taken away from her family for the testing and there were several times when she almost died but she forced herself to keep going and ended up passing the testing

If the book was well written, what made it that way?

I think this book was well written because it was never boring and I always wanted to keep reading

Was the ending satisfactory?

Yes I think the ending of this book was satisfactory because Cia and Tomas both end up making it to the university

What did you enjoy about this book?

I enjoyed how there was a lot of action going on and you never knew what was going to happen to them

Would you recommend this book?

I would recommend this book because it was very interesting and exciting the whole way through the book