Just Listen

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Teen girl struggles following trauma in riveting novel.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 94 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Great book

This is a great book for the very mature young lady. It deals with subject such as rape, underage drinking and smoking. Definitely not for everyone. I personally really enjoyed this book but I didn't read it til my junior year of high school. Read with caution.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 14+

A good real life example of eting disorders...

I really like how Dessen portrayed anorexia through a different point of view, and how it can affect the lives of family members and others that really care about you.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
Great messages

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