Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Book review by Wesley Sharpe, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

A compelling mix of fantasy and science fiction.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 27 reviews

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age 9+

A great adventure

I really enjoyed reading this book to my kids, and they enjoyed it too. They're 5 and 9 (I'd rate it 9+ for independent reading, 5 is fine for having it read to you). It's a great adventure that makes you want to keep reading. It's a bit old fashioned, with most of the characters with leadership roles being male. But I loved that Mrs Frisby is an unassuming house wife who ends up doing all kinds of brave things.

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age 8+

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