Parents' Guide to

Ramona Blue

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Wry coming-of-ager explores sex orientation, family loyalty.

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age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

Happy and realistic book

This book was really well written. It is very realistic and is easy to get invested in! It is an LGBTQ book and has some amazing characters!

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Julie Murphy brings a wry sense of humor to this thought-provoking coming-of-age story that explores family loyalty, responsibility, love, identity, and more. Teens will relate to Ramona Blue as she tries to figure out herself and her place in the world. Romance veterans will find that part of the storyline pretty predictable, but the colorful cast of characters and the skillfully evoked small-town life on the Mississippi Gulf coast keep the pages turning. Ramona's authentic voice keeps the reader rooting for her right to the end.

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