Parents' Guide to

Stuck on Earth

By Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Older kids will relate to sci-fi fantasy about misfit teen.

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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

Good for most people 13+

I am 13. I live in New Jersey. Here are my thoughts on this book that I finished yesterday: it was action packed and exciting throughout. There were sad parts and happy parts but overall Ketchvar, Tom overcome all of these. I believe this should be for 13+ (teens) because it does include bullying and attempted murder, there are also many phrases and some dialogue that is not necessarily inappropriate, but its not things that readers 12 and below will understand. I suggest, if you have a large vocabulary and you read many books (you do not have to be 13, 10+ can sometimes work) that you read this. It has a bit of everything and you can relate to a lot of things contained in the novel.

Is It Any Good?

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This book has a little bit of everything: some romance, adventure, a little environmental awareness, and a compelling mystery right at its heart. Namely: Who or what is controlling Tom Filber's mind and body? The author paces his story well so that readers will start to wonder if it's all a fantasy just as the alien narrator asks, "Am I, Ketchvar III, really a part of Tom Filber, a defense mechanism of his that has taken control for a little while?" Readers will enjoy figuring out the puzzle, which is never fully resolved.

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