Dragon Pearl

Book review by Michael Berry, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Fox-spirit teen brings Korean myths to adventurous sci-fi.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 14+

Things got weird

While I found some aspects of what I read of the book enjoyable, others were just strange. The main character and her relatives are pretty quick to use their magical abilities for deception, and the idea of magically compelling another character to follow them around like a puppy dog is discounted for it's danger rather than its immorality. There's also the fact that the foxes choose their gender, and can change between being male and female just based on convenience.
2 people found this helpful.
age 12+

Fun audio book

There is gambling, alcohol, violence, manipulation, and death. My kids and I agree this is suitable for kids 12+.
1 person found this helpful.

Book Details

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