A Map of Days: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 4

Book review by Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Creepy series installment adds lots of teen angst.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 8+

Absolutely Brilliant

There is nothing inappropriate at all in this book. There are some very scary situations which the characters face, and for this reason it is probably best for fifth graders and up. But there is no content exactly--no sex, no drugs, no graphic violence--that would give parents pause. And the themes--friendship, cooperation, peace, acceptance of others--are all excellent. This 4th book in the series is an exciting urban fantasy that people of all ages enjoy. I do think immature readers or people who are less educated might not be able to follow it. It has a high lexile level, and it certainly employs a wide range of vocabulary. Ransom Riggs is a gifted writer, and my guess is that any negative reviews you read her are by people less capable of understanding the storyline.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
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