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Parents' Guide to

Jane Eyre

By Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Strength of character triumphs in Bronte's masterpiece.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 15+

It was boring

I could not even finish the book. I liked it ok at first, but later on, it just made me drop interest! I think that young kids shouldn't read about child abuse.
age 2+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (32 ):

Charlotte Bronte's classic romantic novel is simply one of the greatest works of English fiction. Jane's independence, fortitude, and intelligence render her one of literature's strongest female characters, and the passionate love between Jane and Rochester is a romance for the ages. Bronte's development of that relationship, set against the mysteries within Thornfield Hall, is peerless.

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