The Princess Diaries

Book review by Amanda May Dundas, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

U.S. teen learns she's a Euro princess in fun series start.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 17+


This is very inappropriate I read this book series for a while and as Mia Thermopils gets older she starts to think about sex and talks to her friend Tina hakim Baba about it and it is very boyfriend girlfriend type stuff it's all about what Michael (Mia's boyfriend) thinks what Michael will like. Even for 13 yr olds this is not an appropriate book series in book 8 Michael has yi go to Japan so he can build something to save lives and Mia doesn't want him to go so she remembers when Michael said he can't stand to be around her and not have sex with her so she thought that if she offered to do it with him she could him to stay ETC, Anyway if you what your child to be safe and have a pure mind do not let them read this series.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 14+

Includes inappropriate content and references for younger girls

The story, the plot, the narrative are really good. Engages young readers to follow through and enjoy the book. However, it DOES contain plenty of sexual references, examples, words, scenes that are unnecessary for younger ages. Parents will need to discuss them with their kids to avoid confusion and clarify as needed.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Book Details

Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love princesses and friendship tales

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