The Knife of Never Letting Go: Chaos Walking, Book 1

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

age 14+

Exciting but violent dystopian thriller for teens.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 36 reviews

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age 9+

This title has:

Great messages
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age 12+

Great book to use in discussion

So many great points of discussion from genocide, information overload, standing up for what's right, deciding what kind of person you are going to be.

Book Details

  • Author: Patrick Ness
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press
  • Publication date: September 1, 2008
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 12
  • Number of pages: 479
  • Last updated: April 25, 2021

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