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Big Nate Lives It Up: Big Nate, Book 7

By Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Nate at his best, showing empathy for geeky new kid.

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Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+


It’s soooooooooo confusing
age 8+

cud of been better but gud

it need a lil mor humor

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (4):

This entertaining story shows Nate at his best: actively supported by friends and adults, engaged in something intellectually absorbing, and trying hard to do the right thing in tough circumstances. This time around he's saddled with the new kid no one wants to befriend. Nate grudgingly sacrifices his own interests to help his classmate feel welcome and struggles mightily to get over a deeply upsetting discovery about Breckenridge's past. Confronted with behavior he doesn't like, Nate takes a long, hard look in the mirror and realizes he's the one who needs to change.

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