Picture Us in the Light

Book review by Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Compelling story of friendship, family, loss, and secrets.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 14+

Beautiful book and more Hard/painful/potentially triggering stuff than I was prepared for

This is a beautiful story. I loved it in so so many ways. I believe in representation in media. I am an adult who loves YA novels and read with an ear towards recommending to youth in my life. I wish I had read a review that gave me a stronger content warning, so I am here writing this one. Major spoiler alert *** **** In particular I wish I had known that there would be a ‘first person’ narrative from the perspective an 18 month old about her abduction including the murder of her primary caregiver.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much violence

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