Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 1

Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Super-imaginative adventures of girl whisked to elf world.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 147 reviews

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age 9+

Action/Adventure Elf tale, is dramatic, clever and spooky.

Parents should know that Keeper of the Lost cities, Book 1, is a story about a girl named Sophie, who discovers she's an elf. Of course you know what to expect here (violence) but it's limited into "kids" appropriate violence. Sophie is kidnapped, locked up and almost burnt alive but saved at the last minute. Parents, mind that there is some flirting, looks and crushes, but it's again limited to what children should read and know. If your children have read Harry Potter, they will love all of the series. Everyone knows Harry Potter, has these spooky stuff, but this book isn't like that. Okay, it has suspense, but there's not so many killings/violence. But I'm just telling you: you will never let this book down.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
age 8+

Great book!

Awesome positive messages and has no inappropriate language or actions. Great for 8-15 year old.HIGHLY recommend

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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