The Raconteur's Commonplace Book: A Greenglass House Story

Book review by Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Delightful, eerie stories reveal hidden truths.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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age 11+

Stand Alone Book Perspective

I have not read the previous 4 Greenglass House Stories which may have enhanced this one. This book is not for a sensitive or easily scared 10 year old. There is a lot of advanced vocabulary and strong reading comprehension would be helpful. Most of the characters are adults except for one young girl. This is a compilation of short stories that eventually weave together.

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love mysteries and fantasy

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