5 to 1

5 to 1

Written by Holly Bodger

The title 5 to 1 refers to a future in which there are five boys to every one girl. This book explores how a country in this situation might deal with it, and what it means for the life of a boy or girl during this time. Written in narrative poetry from the perspective of a female character, and prose from the point-of-view of a male character, this book is easy to read, but leaves the reader asking some very critical questions. It is reminiscent of the Hunger Games series.

Review by Diane Eaton, Teacher, West Lake Jr. High
Rating: ★★★★★ (5 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 7-12

Author Website: http://hollybodger.com/

5 to 1
Written by Holly Bodger
Alfred A. Knopf
246 pages
Release Date: May 12, 2015

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