Lily's Crossing

Book review by S. K. List, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Lets readers walk in the shoes of a tweenage girl.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 8+

Lily's Crossing as an Introduction to WW2

I read this book for Battle of the Books in 5th grade and I feel it is a very appropriate for that age range. It is a work that is a bit slower so it takes some time to digest for younger kids. It takes place in WW2 and therefore has moments of grief as Lily deals with the death of her mother and the war overseas. This book is a gem and a great read, the only reason I say 8 and up is because the pace is rather slow for a children's book so it is wise to take the attention span of a child into consideration. I feel this book is an extremely good introduction to the topic of WW2 and should be treated accordingly.

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age 12+

don"t overlook classics!

first off "it swears in first chapter" give it up good reading is always close to reality. welcome to real life!

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