Something in Between

Book review by Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Teen romance inspires empathy for immigrants.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 14+

Very entertaining!

I definitely enjoyed reading this! As someone who has been an American citizen since birth, it was very interesting to see someone else’s view of America. I enjoyed reading about the growth and development of Jasmine’s relationship. Some may say that it was too much of an on and off, back and forth, sort of relationship, but I think that it was just the right amount cheesiness. I don’t think that this book will change any teen’s political beliefs on illegal immigration, it simply gives another point of view. The intention of this book was simply to tell an inspirational story about a young girl who persevered through struggle with bravery and courage. Overall, it was very entertaining and enjoyable. Definitely recommend to anyone who enjoys a fun, yet engaging and moving, story.

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