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The Hunchback Assignments

By Debra Bogart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Horror mystery is too dark for most kids' tastes.

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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

this book is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i think that the hunchback assignments is a very good book where there is adventure and suspense on every turn of the book. I recomend that this book is good and not bad enough to where your kid will have nightmares, so pick this book off the story book shelf and get reading.

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This is a dark book with elements of horror and much manipulation of children by adults. Older readers into science fiction and steampunk may enjoy this book and the series to follow; younger readers will wish there were some humor and may miss the nuances of this alternative history. There is a young hero and heroine, but much violence against children, especially poor children who are kidnapped and turned surgically into machines and robots.

Book Details

  • Author: Arthur Slade
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Wendy Lamb
  • Publication date: September 22, 2009
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 17
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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