Parents' Guide to

The Valiant

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Female gladiator brings it in violent, exciting tale.

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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+


This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
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Author Lesley Livingston has created a compelling heroine and placed her in the vivid backdrops of ancient Britain and Rome. Action and suspense keep The Valiant's pages turning, with a few unexpected twists and turns along the way. Fallon is easy to relate to as she struggles to understand her new reality on the way to emotional maturity. She's also a great role model for strong, fierce women unafraid to lay it all out on the line. Light on the romance, it's best for mature tweens and up who like a healthy mix of swordplay, battle action, intrigue, and historical settings.

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