Beyond the Bright Sea

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

age 10+

Moving adventure story of tween's search for her origins.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 12+
Not for 10-year-olds. Movies have PG-13 ratings, and the violence in this book lends itself to needing an older rating as well.

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Too much violence
age 12+

Historical fiction of abandoned baby girl from a leper colony

Crow has an interesting life surrounded by nature and strong and decent individuals who care for her. She finds out that she was abandoned as an infant from a leper colony. This fact revs up her interest in finding out more about her background and birth parents, and she makes trips to the leper colony island for more information.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

Book Details

Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love adventure and stories of adoption

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