A Hero for WondLa: The Search for WondLa, Book 2

Book review by Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Heroine's humanity anchors stronger sequel.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+

Favorite of the trilogy. Remains my favorite book ever for 7 years.

I got this book from a friend of mine on my 12th birthday. I'm 19 now. The fact that this kid's novel remains my favorite of all time should hopefully speak something about how much I adore just everything this book has to offer. The characters feel authentic, are very lovable, and make me feel pain when they're hurt and joy when they reconcile and heal. The environments are amazingly built, and it's really intriguing seeing the full scope of the plot unfold from the Eva's perspective. While this book starts pretty slow (similarly to the rest of the trilogy), once it picks up the pace it just never stops failing to amaze. Seriously, my words won't do this book any true justice. If you're into sci-fi and/or coming-of-age stuff, I think this is a must-read. (Read the first book first if you haven't though.)

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age 9+

Worried about violence

This is a wonderful book, but not as well-done as the first book. I am a bit worried that my first grader read this along with Jane Eyre, and all the Jane Austen books. He is an avid reader, I am scared he might stumble across mature content.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence

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For kids who love fantasy and science fiction

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