The Naturals

Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes

By: Elise Turner

The Author

Jennifer Lynn Barnes  (who mostly goes by Jen) was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jen graduated high school in 2002, and from Yale University with a degree in cognitive science (the study of the brain and thought) in May of 2006. She was awarded a Fulbright to do post-graduate work at Cambridge, and then returned to the states, where she is hard at work on her PhD. She's been writing for as long as she can remember, finished her first full book (which she now refers to as a "practice book" and which none of you will ever see) when she was still in high school, and then wrote Golden the summer after her freshman year in college, when she was nineteen.

plot

Cassandra Hobbes is 17 years old, she has special abilities and has seen stuff no person should have to endure. The FBI is watching Cassandra as she grows and matures, they also watch as her abilities grow and how she uses them. Not knowing shes being watched, one day the FBI come undercover and test her abilities trying to recruit her to be part of a group of  highly skilled teenagers called the Naturals, she will go through trainings and group activities fighting for her life blindly.

Characters

Cassandra Hobbes (Cassie, Colorado)

Michael

Dean

Sloan

Lisa

Agent Briggs

Agent Locke

Setting

Washington DC

Colorado

Conflict

Cassandra has to deal with love, twisted criminal minds, and other stuff yet to come.

Cassandra's main problem in the book was when the killer started to send her presents telling her that she's next. It spooks everyone in the house because sometimes they got packages just letting them that _____ has not  forgotten about them.

Mood

This book was a thrilling roller-coaster that never ended, with missing tracks. Scared in love, ans brave.

This is where Cassandra is from and spends her life with her crazy Italian family

Foreshadow

The naturals have been training for years and working undercover cases, even the FBI didn't know about them, when there new recruit causes the naturals to fight for each other bringing them closer together as they fight against an enemy so close that it will make you laugh and scream at the same time  

Snip-it From book: And that's when I heard a voice behind me and realized I was wrong all along______ shot him, he was on the ground now blood pooling around his body his insides were leaking out. This was a mistake it has to be a mistake.

Who pulled the trigger? Who got shot?

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i will go to a different country

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i would call the police or i would run for my life and take shelter

2 years ago
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i would move myself and everyone else to another state so no one would know where we are

2 years ago
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pack my bags and head to Tokyo and blend in with the other people

2 years ago
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I would go somewhere where they woun't find me or anyone else

2 years ago
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I would probably like try to find them or go to another country and change my name so the would not be able to find me.

2 years ago
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I would gather up a group of people and train them into my own little secret agency and end everything once and for all.

2 years ago
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I would not be to safe but I would call the police and hide

2 years ago
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i would go and find find the people and put them away forever befor anything bad happens

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i would run away