Renegades, Book 1

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 40 reviews

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age 12+


This book was fantastic! Lots of great lessons - You don't need to have superpowers to be a hero, your background doesn't affect who you are, and one of the main characters is adopted by two dads. Love to see some representation in YA books!

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