The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 1

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Fun underdog tale starts high-seas series.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 10+

A Great Series

It is a fantasist book for children who lie adventure in there books but are mature enough to handle a small amount of romance and the loss of life.

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Educational value
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Book Details

  • Author: John Flanagan
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Philomel
  • Publication date: November 1, 2011
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 10 - 17
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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