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Take Me With You When You Go

By Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Emotional novel-in-emails reveals siblings' abuse, growth.

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This emotional novel told through a brother and sister's emails to each other turns a painful story into a compelling page-turner that's a pleasure to read. Co-authors Jennifer Niven and David Levithan are expert at creating relatable characters and feelings, and it's fascinating to watch these fictional siblings navigate trust issues created by years of their stepfather's cruelty. Take Me With You When You Go tackles very challenging material, yet the characters' deep love for each other, and the ways they come of age -- and come out strong -- leave the reader quite hopeful. There are also answers to years of questions to be (at least partly) revealed.

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