Parents' Guide to

The Lifters

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Quirky fable promotes family, community, teamwork.

Book Dave Eggers Fantasy 2018
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Author Dave Eggers delivers a fun read packed with positive messages, mysterious magic, and a couple of determined 12-year-olds pitted against dark forces. En route to the cosmic battle between the town-devouring Hollows and the Lifters trying to stop them, the plot touches on real-life issues including disability, depression, unemployment -- and mortifying scenes at school.

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