Opal: The Journal of an Understanding Heart

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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age 9+

The real-life diary of a child of nature.

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age 15+

There IS violence in this book

I'm writing this review to let all parents and kids know that there is violence against children in this book -- Opal is hit by the "mama" woman who is supposed to be taking care of her. She also forces her to stay under a bed. I'd like the reviewers at Common Sense Media to change the Violence rating to a higher amount. It's unkind for such young children to be exposed to the idea of an adult striking a child.

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