Parents' Guide to

Heartstopper, Volume 1

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Sweet graphic novel captures first blush of romance.

Cartoon of two boys from behind, walking side by side among falling leaves.

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 14+

Gotta read this

It’s a great comic it’s heartwarming Comic.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing
3 people found this helpful.
age 13+

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (26):

This sweet romance captures first love, from the thrilling to the awkward, with charm and believability. Teens will relate to Nick and Charlie as Heartstopper takes them through the ups and downs of first love while they're also trying to figure themselves and their emotions out.

The manga-style drawings create a lively feel and are especially effective at conveying unspoken thoughts and feelings. The cliffhanger ending will have fans ready to jump right into the next installment.

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