The Aurora County All-Stars

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Funny, moving, thoughtful small-town life.

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age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 11+

One of my favorite books of all time!

This book discusses difficult themes such as death, racism, and self confidence in a way that someone as young as 11 can understand. Bringing in references from Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass" the reader learns of the small town legacy of a mysterious old man. This book will make you laugh, and maybe even make you cry. Such a must-read! "After the dazzle of day is done, only the dark, dark night shows to my eyes the stars. After the clangor of organ majestic, or chorus, or perfect band, silent, athwart my soul, moves the symphony true" -Walt Whitman , Leaves of Grass

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age 16+

Read a Sandy Koufax bio instead

boring. To Kill a Mockingbird Meets The Sandlot. Way over the heads of anybody under the age of 16, maybe 20. Reads as though the author was expecting it to be made into a movie.

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