Rejects are wrong. Replacements are good.
In a world where the government has sought to create the ideal children, The Delivery Co. was born. In a lab, they create the perfect child for families who have lost kids or cannot have them. These children come in different varieties, but are all flawless. They are known as Replacements.
Children born with a disability of any kind are deemed a burden on society and discarded into the wild. These children are known as the Rejected.
Ahna was raised in the world of the Replacements.
Sticks was raised in the clan of the Rejected.
When Ahna finds herself Rejected, she must learn to trust Sticks and the others within the group of the Rejected. Joining forces, Ahna will aid them in dismantling the very system that created them. Together, they hope to gain equality for all and bring an end to The Delivery Co.
In a story with elements of The Giver, The Hunger Games, and Mortal Engines, this debut young adult novel teaches us about acceptance, family, and above all else, how imperfections define humanity.