Suite Scarlett

Book review by Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Living in a hotel can be so complicated. Just OK.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 11+

Cute book, witty characters

This is a fun read for girls. The main character learns several lessons while growing up in a family that owns and runs a boutique hotel. Scarlett's summer gets interesting when an quirky guest comes to stay. I was happy to see the strong family bond between the main character and her siblings. I wished the smoking references weren't in the book so much. However, for parents, it is the older woman who is the smoker in the book, not the teenage characters.

Book Details

  • Author: Maureen Johnson
  • Genre: Coming of Age
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Point
  • Publication date: May 1, 2008
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 12
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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