Juliet Takes a Breath

Book review by Barbara Saunders, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

College student navigates identities in funny, moving tale.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

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age 17+

Language

This book has some pretty graphic lanuage. Although the book may overall have a good message I was uncomfortable with the choice of vulgar words. Maybe for older teens but not the language i encourage my 14yr old to use in an educational setting

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