Just Like Jackie

Book review by Joly Herman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Emotional tale of girl's struggle with her family history.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

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age 10+

Good book

Good, deep book with so much meaning. It can get sad though. There is some language too. If you don’t want your child reading a few swear words, then it’s not a good fit. Other than that, it’s a great book

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Great messages
Too much swearing
age 10+

Wonderful story but too much language

This book has many wonderful messages, however I will not be able to give to my students because of the swearing. I love the characters and the love they have for each other and also all the lessons we learn from Jackie. Language includes gd, effing, crap, sucks. Crap wouldn't be that bad except she uses it constantly. The use of gd is not ok. Would be a great read aloud if you leave out the swearing.

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Too much swearing

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