A World Without Heroes: Beyonders, Book 1

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Overly long start to fantasy series is heavy on violence.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 21 reviews

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age 10+

Read All of Brandon Mull's Books

Brandon Mull is a great author. I've been reading his books for a while now. I started Fablehaven when I was 11 because my mom bought the box of all five books. I read all of them in about two weeks because they were so good. Also the Fablehaven sequel, Dragon Watch, is a really good series. Then, for Christmas, I got Beyonders. I read the first book and couldn't put it down. It is an amazing book and I would highly recommend it and all of Brandon Mull's books for ages 9 or 10 and up.

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age 15+

VIOLENCE

I think that you should not read this book it has way to much violence.

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Too much violence

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