The Adoration of Jenna Fox: The Jenna Fox Chronicles, Book 1

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Amnesia's just the half of it for post-coma teen.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 20 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Best Teen scifi

I've always been a scifi nerd and loved everything about it. But Jenna Fox connected with me. It was raw,interesting,thought provoking, and a very entertaining can't put it down kinda book. Their is swearing, making out, and talk about drugs and violence. However it's nothing a high school or older student can't handle and it's worth reading.

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age 12+

Sci-fi with Female Protagonist? I'm in!

This book will really keep kids on their toes and wondering about what is actually happening to Jenna and her family. Wonderful book for discussion about sacrifices and about the potential risks of "miracle" technologies. As a middle school English teacher, I recommend this book all the time to my students who enjoy mysteries or drama. While this book may not have a lot of explicit positive messages, the message does revolve around the weight of decisions and their consequences, which is definitely a salient topic for teens and families alike. As far as Jenna being a positive role model....well, she's a representation of a teenager in a high-stress situation, so take her actions with a grain of salt.

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