I Survived Series

Book review by Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Riveting, emotional historical fiction for young readers.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 5+

Kids need to know.

We need to stop protecting our children from history. These books are great. Some of the books are OK for little kids. Ages 5-7 great mollases flood, titanic, joplin tornado, mount saint helens, hurricane katrina, all true stories Ages 8+ Nazi invasion, pearl harbor, d day, hildenburg,

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age 7+

Age-appropriate Historical Fiction

My 7-year-old is obsessed. She loves reading this series. I would not recommend for children younger than 7 who have not yet developed a good concept of time (these are in the past and not now) and geography (they are not happening where you live). For children who have made that cognitive leap, this is excellent historical fiction. Yes, there is adversity; yes, bad things happen; and, yes, people find the strength, courage, and ingenuity to, well...survive. I think these books are not only an excellent introduction to major historical events, but also are a great tool in teaching children grit and resilience.

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