The Burnouts

From the Series Quarantine

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 9

Readers of The Maze Runner and Divergent will devour this dark survival series that’s Lord of the Flies in a 21st-century high school setting.

In the third Quarantine book, David and Will are alive…but on the outside of McKinley High. Lucy is the last of the trinity left inside, where Hilary will exact a deadly revenge before taking over McKinley and bringing one final reign of terror to the school before the doors open for good. But the outside world is just as dangerous for carriers of the virus.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 9
Genre Young Adult
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Lab ®
Language English
Number of Pages 296
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Text Type Fiction—Science Fiction/Fantasy
BISACS YAF001020, YAF015000, YAF058000
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.1875 x 8
Lexile 700
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 167623
Accelerated Reader® Points 9.0
Features Afterword, Author/Illustrator biography, Awards, Reviewed, and Starred Reviews

Author: Lex Thomas

Lex Thomas is the pen name for the writing team of Lex Hrabe and Thomas Voorhies, who met in a writers' group and bonded over their mutual fascination with B-movies. Visit them at


  • In the Margins: Best Books for Teens, Winner, 2014



“[A]s a capper to this undersung ‘psycho soap opera,’ it sure does its dirty job.” —starred, Booklist