Book review by Stephanie Dunnewind, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Dickens-style tale with addiction and thievery.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 17+

Dull, just dull

This character is sleepy through the entire book because she is addicted to a drug to make her sleepy. This is yet another book that tells a boring tale of an eventual heroine but it takes her a long time to get there. This book also is yet another example of glorifying suicide and questioning whether or not it is the right choice.

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Too much violence

Book Details

  • Author: Julie Hearn
  • Genre: Historical Fiction
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Atheneum
  • Publication date: June 17, 2008
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 12
  • Number of pages: 355
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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