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Scary Stories for Young Foxes

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Intense, violent horror adventure is riveting and haunting.

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age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+

Great for 11 up!

loved this book so much ❣️ It was an intense mystery that had a heart warming ending.

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Heavy, violent, and thought-provoking, this is the rare horror story that's also heartwarming. Scary Stories for Young Foxes takes readers on a terrifying ride, masterfully combining the feelings of inadequacy and fear that come from being rejected by family with the optimism and courage of young hearts. Uly's father's domination helps readers consider the complicated choices surrounding family violence, and his siblings' bullying because of his disability will hit sensitive readers hard.

Each story is complex and riveting, and while author Christian McKay Heidicker takes some time to get through the first few stories, the pace picks up midway. He weaves the tales together seamlessly, somehow bringing heart and depth to these harsh, terrifying adventures.

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