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Markus and the Girls

By Kristen Breck, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Funny story of young love is full of antics and heart.

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This book is charming and delightful with a cast of hilarious yet endearing characters. There are many laugh-out-loud moments and situations which readers will either relate to or hope not to experience in their own lives. The friendships among the characters are deep and true, showing both complexity and simplicity. The Romeo and Juliet play is funny, yet some readers may find the Shakespeare quotes and scenes a bit lengthy. There are good plot twists to keep the reader guessing outcomes, and in the end, readers will feel hopeful and happy.

Book Details

  • Author: Klaus Hagerup
  • Genre: Friendship
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Front Street
  • Publication date: April 1, 2009
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 14 - 17
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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