The Dead and the Gone

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

age 13+

Grim sequel of survival grittier than first installment.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 12+

A hard-core book showing the harsh realities of survival of the fittest.

This book is shown from the point of view of Alex Morales, and seventeen year old boy living in New York City. After a meteor hits the moon, moving it closer to earth, chaos strikes. Millions die, including his parents, leaving Alez to look after his two younger sisters. This book is very realistic, though she does hit some unnecssesarily gruesome points. It is well-written, and she uses her adjectives nicely. Fast-paced, and interesting, you are sure to be on the edge of your seat reading this, until you reach the anti-climatic, loose-ends ending.

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