Milkweed

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

age 11+

Disturbing book on Holocaust provokes discussion.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 97 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Good read

Im saying in this review that there is too much smoking, because apparently, according to this website, theres no smoking in the book, but this is false, one of the main characters, Ferdi, is known for always having a cig in his mouth, and the orphan boys smoke cigs all the time throughout the book.

This title has:

Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 10+

Good book

I thought this book was good. It wasn't as violent as the other books about the holocaust but it had its moments. Although overall it's worth reading.

This title has:

Educational value
Great role models

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