The Girl from the Sea

Book review by Michael Berry, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Teen falls for aquatic shape-shifter in swoony romance.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 10+
No sex, no swearing -- honestly, I think it fell victim to the "It's LGBT, so lets review it only for teens," trap. 5th graders and mature 4th graders will still have fun with this one -- the focus is on friendships, a sense of self, and the battle between the two. Romance is light, and entirely based around hand holdings, and a kiss or two. If you have a kiddo who enjoys Real Friends/BestFriends, New Kid, or Click, this is a comparable graphic novel.

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age 14+

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For kids who love graphic novels and LGBTQ+ stories

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