The Invasion of the Boy Snatchers: A Clique Novel

Book review by Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Mean, label-loving girls are awful role models.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 125 reviews

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age 12+

Invasion of the Pearl Clutchers

Anyone who is getting their panties in a bunch thinking that the book is encouraging kids to be materialistic clearly hasn't actually read the book. The clique series hyperbolizes the middle school experience, but many tweens will get the message loud and clear. And if y'all think your 13 year old has never so much as uttered the word "boob", you're only fooling yourself.

This title has:

Great messages
age 16+

Boob Job, Wet T Shirt Contest, Major Cleavage, Slut: In Massies's Own Words ...

"It Sucks!" This book is disgusting and is not appropriate for tweens. I am shocked that the CSM review mentions consumerism and mean girl actions as the "what you need to know." In my opinion, those things pale in comparison to the awful sexual content of the book. By page 50 I had read enough. Unfortunately, my 10 year old 4th grader (who is pretty mature) read this at the suggestion of the local libarian before I did. I was shocked that the librarian would recommend this garbage for a 10 year old. I understand that 'kids today' know more than I did at this age, but I don't think my 10 year old needs to read about boob jobs, wet T shirt contests, major cleavage, and sluts.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much consumerism

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