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Parent reviews for Opal: The Journal of an Understanding Heart

Common Sense says

The real-life diary of a child of nature.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 15+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 2+
Based on 11 reviews
Adult Written byGlasshalffull January 9, 2019

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.

This title contains:

Violence & scariness