Almost Alice

Book review by Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Next chapter in popular series deals with teen pregnancy.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 12+


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age 14+

Alice Series

Because this series extends over such a long period of the main character's life, parents need to be cautious which book in the series their kids are reading and when. My 10-year-old daughter discovered the "prequel" books (when Alice is in elementary school)and liked them. I thought they were fine, but she quickly read along into the older Alice books and I was shocked to pick one up one day to discover Alice had turned 16 and was considering having sex with her boyfriend! Not a negative about the books themselves, but definitely something to be aware of if your child is preteen.

Book Details

  • Author: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • Genre: School
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Atheneum
  • Publication date: June 17, 2008
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 14 - 14
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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