The House in the Cerulean Sea

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

age 14+

Beautifully written tale of magic and transformation.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 10+

Positively sweet!

A really lovely book for middle grade, YA, and adult readers! On the long side for some middle grade readers—but a great choice for other kids who are reading above “grade level” but not ready for typical YA/adult content. This book does include “grown-up” themes (such as romance, maltreatment of foster children) but with a gentleness that makes it accessible and appropriate for upper elementary and middle schoolers. Great messages about being yourself, family, and courage, with humor and fun along the way!

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age 13+


This is such a lovely book!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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