The Last Last-Day-of-Summer: Legendary Alston Boys, Book 1

Book review by Michael Berry, Common Sense Media
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Kid sleuths investigate zany time-travel mystery.

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Magnificent read (except for the weak willed)

This book is good. However my younger 9 year old brother had nightmares when reading about the characters stopping time. He is unable to sleep alone and cannot blink without screaming in fear. The authors descriptions are extremely good and so struck fear into my brothers heart. For the past 6 months he has been acting like a blubbering fool and seems to have become a newborn once again. For this reason I would not recommend this book for anyone under 10 as my brother has naturally been on the weak side. The book itself is very very interesting and will keep any reader (other than the weak willed) absorbed. It has good educational value and great messages and role models, and has no consumerism if I recall correctly. Before reading make sure that you are not as sensitive as my brother or you will be reduced to being a blubbering fool for the rest of your life. I am giving it four stars because of the mental toll it has taken on me as I have been forced to accompany my brother everywhere. I cannot wait for the day I turn 18 and can ditch him. Have fun reading and please keep my brother in your thoughts.

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For kids who love mystery and science fiction

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