The Accidental Cheerleader

Book review by Pam Gelman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Easy read on fitting in not worth cheering about.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 7+

is the best !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It is such a great book!!!!

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Educational value
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age 2+

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Too much violence

Book Details

  • Author: Mimi McCoy
  • Genre: Friendship
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • Publication date: January 1, 2007
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 9 - 12
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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