The Sledding Hill

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Ghost boy tells the story of a book-banning.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 15+

Review, good

The book was a good read. It really got into the issue of death of family and friends, dealing with it, and trying to do what you think is right. It does possess opposition to authority to the degree that students are expected to do what they are told and not encouraged to be free thinkers. The main character goes against these values of educators and religious leaders. The issue of censorship is the main focus after dealing with death of close ones.

This title has:

Great messages
not rated for age

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love ghost stories and coming-of-age novels

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