Parents' Guide to

Suggested Reading

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Teen starts secret library in intriguing banned books tale.

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This thought-provoking novel should open the door to lively discussions between teens and parents about censorship and student activism. Some teens may already have read many of the banned books mentioned in Suggested Reading. Others (like the character Mav, a football player who learned how to become a better boyfriend after reading Eleanor & Park) may discover new titles that will expand their knowledge of both the world and themselves.

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