Book review by Mary Cosola, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Boy reconnects with brother on death row in haunting tale.

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age 18+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+


A heartbreaking free verse poetry by Sarah Crossan. I've been wanting to read it for a long time, but I've been hesitant. I'm glad I finally got my hands on it, and I was relieved that the swearing was way less than I expected. Due to some minor content, I would recommend it to readers 18+.

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