Parents' Guide to

Skink -- No Surrender

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.

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This book is not going to be every reader's dish. The main character is a crazed-looking hero with bird beaks and other strange objects in his matted beard, a fondness for eating roadkill, and a habit of popping out whatever's serving as a replacement for his missing eye. Also, the teen protagonists' ill-advised decisions are enough to make any parent's blood run cold.

But best-selling author Hiaasen's storytelling skills and trademark exuberant weirdness with a strong moral compass will keep adventure fans cracking up as they turn the pages in SKINK: NO SURRENDER -- and pick up a few life lessons along the way.

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