The Egypt Game

Book review by Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Newbery Honor book is a fun mystery romp.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 21 reviews

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age 18+

Super inappropriate for elementary students

Starts light and w/positive messaging, then nose dives into the murder of children the same age of the characters, in their own neighborhood. Not a mystery. Inappropriate for any age child not able to discern the true threat of stranger danger. Horrifying even for adults to contemplate.

This title has:

Too much violence
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age 12+

Spoiler alert— Horrifying!

My daughter was assigned this book for 3rd grade literature circles. She was loving the creativity and imagination of the kids until…. child murders and creepy insinuations popped up out of the blue. Now she is afraid to read a new book and is sleeping on my floor. Horrifying trash.

This title has:

Too much violence

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