Firekeeper's Daughter

Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Native American teen vs. meth cartel in riveting thriller.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 17+

Great book not for kids

It’s a beautifully written story that I have really enjoyed reading. However, I do feel that 14 is way to young for the topics of sex, drugs, and murder. The book freely talks about casual sex, meth, and violence. Where I understand that in the lives of some teens this is common place, it’s just not for everyone. I would use caution when letting younger teens read this book.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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age 16+

One of best books I've read in a long time

I am 70, and didn't know this was considered a "young adult" book. It gave me so many insights and enhanced my understanding of my First American friends and their journeys. Amazing book for all ages.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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