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The Voting Booth

By Barbara Saunders, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Fast-paced novel about teens' quest to cast votes.

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This fast-paced tale stays lighthearted while broaching serious topics, including grief, gun violence, and the urgency of voting. In The Voting Booth, author Brandy Colbert brings us two relatable, positive main characters: a determined young woman who's as passionate about her community as she is about her beloved cat, and a sensitive, lovable young man whose self-awareness grows with every chapter. The one weakness of the story is stereotypical presentation of a couple of side characters, especially a White boyfriend who just doesn't "get" the implications of his privilege.

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