Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
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age 10+

Old-school Western meets ghost story in heart-filled quest.

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age 12+

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age 13+

Thought provoking, tear jerking, challenging...

Don't let this book which appears to be for children keep adults from enjoying! This is a wonderful book for anyone ages 13 plus! An engaging adventure that keeps the reader guessing and shows the strong core values bestowed on the main character by a parent who chose love over money and another who chose to permanent change for the better for his love and for his child. This book was extremely well written.

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age 10+

Great adventure story!

Silas must overcome many fears throughout his adventure to find his father. Also, he has to overcome some prejudices of people he meets along the way. I thought it was a good balance of emotion and action. There is definitely a good amount of violence, but it ends on a huge emotional note that will appeal to adult readers and has good messages about courage for kids!

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