Curiosity House: The Shrunken Head

Book review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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age 9+

Page-turner of a mystery has orphans solving crimes.

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age 11+

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age 11+

More graphic than expected

Reviews mentioned the dark perspective and that the kids were investigating a murder. None of them mentioned that it was a serial killer and that the kids walked into every graphic murder scene. More than my 10 year old Hufflepuff could handle. I read it after she stopped reading and found it too graphic for kids.

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Too much violence

Book Details

  • Author: Lauren Oliver
  • Illustrator: H. C. Chester
  • Genre: Mystery
  • Topics: Friendship
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: October 29, 2015
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 8 - 12
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Available on: Paperback, Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: July 13, 2017

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