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Parents' Guide to

The Door of No Return

By Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Lost African prince adventure/mystery with a unique premise.

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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Simply awesome

This was a fantastic book. it was filled with excitement and it was very intense. The plot twist at the end was awesome and i highly recommend this book

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This is a fantastic adventure story from new author Sarah Mussi. She has created a story rich in detail, intrigue, action, and history. Mussi's way of weaving the African slave trade into an adventure tale is refreshing; others authors have portrayed similar subject matter in a much more maudlin light, which is why this one feels so unique. Readers will love that Zac is a regular, black British teen thrust into a situation well over his head.

The story is rich, meaty, and great for confident readers, though even reluctant readers will enjoy this novel as long as they don't let the initial amount of detail and the book size scare them away. Parents will love the many avenues for discussion and the historical references throughout the work.

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