Parents' Guide to

The Supernaturalist

By Matt Berman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Matinee action/violence in a slick, fun package.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 7+

Quit okay

It only had violence. The plot was great but not too interesting,like a movie that you went to see then forgot all about the plot the next day

This title has:

Too much violence
age 6+

Good for Everyone! (Almost)

I think this book has a very deep meaning and is hard to get out of.

This title has:

Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Colfer displays all his trademarks here: nonstop action, gritty violence, an edgy sensibility written in clichhd B-movie style, gadgets, plot twists, and black humor. It's a potent combination, as Ian Fleming discovered, and has made Colfer one of the most popular children's authors today, especially with tween boys and reluctant readers.

Alert young readers will see the plot twists coming a long way off, but they'll still enjoy the action and the gadgets. The ending hints so broadly at a sequel that it raises a cynical chuckle. But why not? If it's good enough for Bond ...

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