NEED

Book review by Michael Berry, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Fresh cyberthriller explores dark side of social media.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 16+

Intense and violent

I was surprised to read the description here describing the violence in this book as including "gun play that resultedrin fatal wounds". This is a euphemistic way to say that people are shot to death. The book also includes dogs being slaughtered, suicide, and homicidal ideation. It centers on teens and their use of a social networking site but includes intense situations and very mature themes. Many middle school students may not be capable of processing this material appropriately.

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Too much violence

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