A Scatter of Light

Book review by Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media
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age 15+

Sensitive story of teen discovering her sexuality.

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Great Role Models

Incredible book. I love the queer représentation. Some sex scenes but nothing we haven’t seen before.

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Too much sex
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