The Lost Girl

Book review by Julie A. Carlson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Engrossing story of an "echo" designed to replace dead girl.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+


This was fantastic. It's a spectacular elegy to loss, and love - all kinds of love. The writing is beautiful, the characters are beyond amazing, and the concept is fascinating. It's impossible to truly judge anyone's actions in this book because it's all so believable, so realistic, so emotional. There's no true evil, no fiendish cartoon villain. And the good guys are flawed, real. I loved this. There is a little swearing that parents of younger children might want to be aware of (including one instance of the f--- word) and some moderate violence. There are some incredible role models and positive messages of equality, loyalty, love and courage.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

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