Middle School Is Worse Than Meatloaf

Book review by Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Seventh grader documents her struggles in clever scrapbook.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 12 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

since when do middle schoolers drink? or drive?

that problems mostly in high school this book is good but a little innapropiate

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Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love coming-of-age stuff

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