The Chandler Legacies

Book review by Mary Cosola, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Powerful tale of boarding school secrets and trauma.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 15+

Challenging themes

Well written and very readable. The book handles some heavy themes like coming out or surviving as a minority in a culture with rampant hazing and shining light on a culture that protects abusers and reputation above children's physical and mental safety. The characters are representational across a variety of ethnic and national origins, class backgrounds and sexualities, but at times this almost seemed like a box ticking exercise. I picked 15 as the age I would actively recommend this to my daughter because of the teen drinking, sleeping over in a romantic partner's room and the casual approach to sex of one character.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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