Parents' Guide to

Nine Days

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Gripping search for missing dad, based on a true story.

Book Fred Hiatt Adventure 2013
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

Made me cry!

age 18+

Kicked me up the testicles

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Author Fred Hiatt is a columnist and editorial page editor for the Washington Post, which helps account for the fast-paced, well-crafted story packed with current issues. While Nine Days could easily have become didactic or preachy, the heavy issues are woven into an intriguing, compelling tale that will appeal to tweens' spirit of adventure as well as their sense of right and wrong. Lots of local color and cultural vignettes as well as appealing characters take young readers on an exciting journey with plenty to think about.

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