By Haddix, Margaret Peterson
In the year 2000 Melly and Anny Beth had reached the peak of old age and were ready to die. But when offered the chance to be young again by participating in a top-secret experiment called Project Turnabout. Melly and Anny Beth are now growing younger every year. Now it is 2085. They are teenagers, and they have no idea what will happen when they hit age zero. They need to find someone to help them before time runs out, once and for all....
By Shusterman, Neil
Set in the future, the second civil war is fought over abortion. To end the war, a compromise is reached that ends the practice of abortion but creates an alternative called "unwinding." Between the ages of 13 and 17, parents or guardians can choose to have their children unwound, which involves having every part of their bodies harvested to be "donated" to another person so, technically, they don't really die.