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Babymouse Tales from the Locker: Lights, Camera, Middle School!

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Series moves to middle school, tackles fear with humor.

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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Fun read for high school

The content is so not appropriate for elementary age but the reading level is elementary. If you have a young high schooler that wants an easy, fun read, this would be ok. There are zombies and monsters in a dark hallway as well as tweens kissing for a play.

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The popular elementary school series takes a big step forward as the funny, engaging mouse of the title moves up and into the big, scary world of middle school. Babymouse Tales from the Locker: Lights, Camera, Middle School! grows up a little bit, too. Babymouse's signature pink is gone from the illustrations, which are all in black-and-white. There's more text, too, although it's still heavy on the lively, graphic novel-type drawings that make it a good choice for reluctant readers.

Babymouse sometimes makes mistakes as she faces the newer, bigger challenges of middle school. But she learns from them, turning her monster-movie life into a hilarious comedy. Fans of the original series will enjoy the plucky way Babymouse faces a brave new world. Readers new to the series will like the way the funny, relatable mouse tries to figure out middle school.

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