The Leaving

Book review by Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Fast-paced thriller seeks to solve mystery of missing teen.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 17+

Don't like the underlying messages

Inferred throughout the book is sex between the various teens. Either wondering if they have had it or thinking they want to. Personally I don't feel that's appropriate for younger teens, thus my 17+ rating. There is a reference to lesbianism. I'm not recommending this to my daughter who is 15. There is already too much pressure these days on younger teens to have sex. In my opinion. I think I'll not add to that by sharing this book with her.

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Too much sex
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For kids who love thrillers and mysteries

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