The Secret Garden

Book review by Katherine Kearns, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Classic novel inspires love of nature.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 39 reviews

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age 10+

Middle schoolers will love a touch of mystery and fantasy while solving real problems in positive ways.

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age 7+

Review The Secret Garden

This book should be read right before and during springtime. One must go outside the book and plant seeds and observe nature as she comes to life. Read this book to children more than once, it is not a once and forget book. Contains history lessons, India, Yorkshire England, contains gardening and other lesson; nature, planting, growing, friendship, animals, birds, in short everything to strike a child's imaginations. The author's colorful descriptions bring the stories to life. This book can be enjoyed by all from child through adult. Look for an unabridged version first.

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Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love magic and the power of imagination

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