This compelling piece of fiction is based in current-day North Korea and it is NOT depressing or a 'downer.' It is a combination thriller and dystopian statement - but mostly it is a paradigm shift for you and for your students. If your students have the skills - CHOOSE THIS BOOK! I have prepared comprehension questions for the middle section of the book. Questions are fair and not tricky. I promise - you will love this book! Answer Key Included.