Maximum Ride, Book 1: The Angel Experiment

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

OK series launch about flock of mutants. Tweens.

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age 11+

Based on 29 reviews

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Based on 157 reviews

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Maximum Ride Review

I love the Maximum Ride series. I first read these books when I was 13 years old and I would stay up until 3am reading each night because I couldn't put them down! I am re-reading them now as a 20 year old and, yes, I can see how they could be perceived as poorly written or having plot holes here and there, but for some reason I am able to look past all that. I love the characters and the adventures they have and how a badass female is in charge. I also am now realizing the educational benefit of these books, specifically The Final Warning, in regards to climate change. I think these books are perfect for middle school age. But I still love coming back to them occasionally as an adult. I love how much these books engage my imagination!
age 18+

The Pregnancy is Inappropriate

If u ask Google what age Max is when she has Phoenix it replies ( She is 15 when she gets pregnant and 16 when she has Phoenix

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