The Marrow Thieves

Book review by Michael Berry, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Powerful sci-fi tale of Natives hunted for bone marrow.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 12+

Great novel to challenge teens and pre-teens to think outside of their own comfort zone.

I love this book and so did my 13 year old son. It has some difficult content and a few swears but nothing too bad compared with a lot of stuff out there. The lessons in this book are awesome. Themes of community strength, indigenous identity, residential schools, the value of language, and the importance of diversity. It has adventure, love, and loss. I highly recommend this book.

This title has:

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age 13+

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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