When You Trap a Tiger

Book review by John Sooja, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Superb family tale of loss has mystery, folklore, sadness.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 12+

Subtle LGBT themes

Intriguing story exploring cultural heritage and adjusting to loss and change. Subtle LGBT themes present.
1 person found this helpful.
age 9+
This book dives into cultural aspects of the main character's life. It is also a great story of finding your place in life. I previewed this book for my middle school classes. Unfortunately, there is reference to a same-sex relationship at the very end of the book which left me unable to use this book in my classes. That was disappointing because I enjoyed the rest of the book.
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