Parents' Guide to

Daughters of Jubilation

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Compelling, violent fantasy set in segregated '62 South.

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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+


I'm 26 years old and I enjoy reading this book . I love to read and found the book in my locat library. Best book ever.

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This compelling read keeps the pages turning by nicely balancing lots of different elements, like systemic racism, magic, family, first love, community, belonging, and more. Daughters of Jubilation also adds an engaging teen main character grappling with growing-up issues anyone can relate to, and a host of other well-developed and colorful characters. Readers will also get a real sense of how the segregated society affected individuals, families, and communities, which may encourage understanding and inspire empathy. The novel has a well-structured plot and inventive magical elements that evoke Evalene's connection to her ancestors. Strong sex, violence, and language make it best for mature teens and up.

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