Hattie Big Sky

Book review by Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 11+

A Great Read for Preteen Girls

Excellent book about homesteading from the early 1900's instead of Little House on the Prairie timeframe. Great inspirational role model for girls in particular.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
not rated for age

I could not put this book down!

This book was refreshingly exciting to me. There were moments of adventure, heartache, and great relationships portrayed. The main character is a girl you could look up to. She is strong and determined. Loyal to her friends. There is no profane language, or sexual content in this book. There is a scene of childbirth that may be uncomfortable for younger children to read. There are a few characters who smoke cigarettes or a pipe. There is a death of a child, which may be very sad for children. I cried! My only complaint it that is was too short! :o) A great book!

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