Patron Saints of Nothing

Book review by Amanda Nojadera, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Heartrending tale explores grief, Philippines' war on drugs.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 15+

A really good young adult book.

I believe this is a really good young adult book. This raises awareness of other cultures and some can definitely relate to this book. Warning: there is some violence, death, and cursing in this book.

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Educational value
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age 16+

Bad words but good message

The book had a lot of violence and swearing in it, but it had good messages.

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Great messages
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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Book Details

  • Author: Randy Ribay
  • Genre: Coming of Age
  • Topics: Activism, History
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Kokila
  • Publication date: June 18, 2019
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 14 - 18
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Available on: Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: August 6, 2022

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