Rats Saw God

Book review by Cindy Kane, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Funny high school novel reveals tender truths.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 15+
I read this book when i was a little bit younger then 15 i wont lie. But to be honest, i loved this book, in fact its one of my favorites. Or rather, it is my favorite. It touches some sketchy subjects sure, but its no worse then what bullcrap you see on tv now anyways. All this sensitizing, and idealistic bull that teenagers cant understand sex, drugs, and infedelity is retarded.

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age 16+

well-written, but disturbing

Parents should know that a teen character in this book has sex with a teacher, and there are no visible conseqeuences for the adult. That was really disturbing to me, and I would want to talk to even an older teen about the issues that that raises.

Book Details

  • Author: Rob Thomas
  • Genre: Humor
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publication date: January 1, 1996
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 13 - 17
  • Number of pages: 219
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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