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Darius the Great Is Not Okay

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Unforgettable, heartwarming story of friendship and family.

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age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+

A heart-wrenching and solid book. So many things that you can learn. About family, affection, friendship, and love. Kind of light-reads. Because this book isn't kind of thought provoking book. Character recognition is so good and effective. Without doubt, 5 Starss

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This gentle, heartwarming cross-cultural coming-of-age story delivers a profound message of hope for any teen who's struggled with depression or felt they'd never fit in. There's no sex or violence or profanity-laced dialogue in Darius the Great Is Not Okay, simply an almost-impossible-to-put-down story told by a nerdy teen with a wicked sense of humor, who, like so many boys and girls in middle and high school, is picked on simply because he has different interests and looks different.

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