Parents' Guide to

Precious Ramotswe Series

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Kind, brave 9-year-old solves fun mysteries in Botswana.

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These fun, kid-size mysteries are full of kind, smart characters who are brave enough to jump into situations where they can help. Precious uses logic and her knowledge about everyday life in Botswana to solve the mysteries, but she isn't afraid to ask for what she needs. She's gracious and tenacious, smart and brave, and she holds a deep sense of right and wrong.

What comes through the pages of the Precious Ramotswe series, though, is often more about how happy she is to be in the world, and how lovely it is to be 9 and have friends and family she loves. The descriptions of nature and animals in Botswana are especially inviting.

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