Turnabout Author:Margaret peterson Haddix Melly and Anny Beth are fifteen-and can no longer dive a car. Soon they won't be able to walk...or feed themselves. — Tey both lived full lives-Melly was one hundred years old-and had been left in a nursing hime, waiting to die. Then Melly and Anny Beth were selected to participate in project Turnabout and were given an injection to make tem grow... more » younger. It worked-but the follow-up shot, which was supposed to stop the unaging process, has killed everyone who has taken it. Melly and Any Beth have left the project and taken care of themselves for the past eigty-five years. But who will take care of them when they can no longe care for themselves?
Turnabout is acclaimed novelist Margaret Peterson Haddix's look at the human toll of a scientific experiment and the universal fantasy of eternal youth, creating a mesmerizing story told in a startlingly original way. This is an astonishing novel by an author known for her extraordinary books.« less