Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of John J. Harvey

Book review by Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

An old New York fireboat offers heroic help on 9/11.

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age 10+

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age 10+

Not appropriate for young children

Families can discuss brushstrokes and colors under a theme more suited for kids at this age. Exposing kids at young age to this tragedy can only damage their much needed sense of security. Emotionally and intellectually, they are not mature enough to process it. My star rating is more related to age appropriateness than to how good or bad the book is. I think the story is laudable but deserves a proper audience.

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Too much violence

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love books about 9/11 and heroic deeds

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