The Trouble with May Amelia

Book review by Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media
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age 10+

Spunky heroine returns for less deep, more violent sequel.

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age 9+

Very sad book

My 9 year old daughter says this book is super sad. It's a good story, so she finished the book, but was so saddened that she didn't understand why it had been recommended to her. Perhaps more appropriate for older readers.

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age 9+

May Amelia is back in another great book.

Great book. I really liked both Only May Amelia and the Trouble With May Amelia. This was a good second book. It might be difficult to handle because of the cruelty toward May Amelia by her dad. I really liked the little cousin because she was a stinker, but May was jealous of her because of the attention that her dad gave her. D-Rae, age 9

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