Book review by Monica Wyatt, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Provocative book about teen on trial for murder.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 33 reviews

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age 17+

Not appropriate for middle schoolers!

My child was made to read this book by their middle school. I was appalled at the content. A barely 12 year old does not need to read about violence, murder, suicide, rape, etc. They are CHILDREN and have the entire lives to hear about this stuff. Why are we exposing them to this stuff at this age??? Highly inappropriate.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 10+

Very good book!! Subject is good mindset

This book is about a black man going to jail for something he never did! I think that 10 is a good age to learn this positive message!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much violence

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