Love Is a Revolution

Book review by Barbara Saunders, Common Sense Media
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age 13+

Charming story of teen trying on new identities.

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age 12+

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age 12+

Charming coming of age

This book felt charming and true to life as it avoids some of the cliches you'd expect in a YA romance and veers more towards coming of age. It focuses on the evolving relationships in 17 year old Nala's life as she navigates the summer. It showcases Nala's changing relationship with her self, her family, her social world, and a romantic interest. She's a fully 3D character, with failings, strengths, agency, and her own point of view. I recommended it to my 13 year old. An 18 year old male who was listening to the audiobook in the car with me even showed interest! There's nothing objectionable here for a 12 year old, but my kids aren't interested in romance/coming of age stories yet at that age.

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For kids who love romance and positive body-image stories

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