Six of Crows, Book 1

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

age 14+

Riveting, violent fantasy of flawed teens on a mission.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 76 reviews

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age 12+


Very interesting and there was never a dull or boring moment. The characters also all have very interesting backstories and are very diverse. Still one of my favorite books I’ve ever read!!!
age 13+

Very good, but some violence.

While I do believe this book (and trilogy) is generally dark and violent at times, it is pretty good. I would recommend to teens age 13+ and adults.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

Book Details

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