The Weight of Water

Book review by Joanna H. Kraus, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Moving free-verse tale of immigrant girl's new life in UK.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 11+

May be inappropriate for kids under 11

My daughter is eleven. She read this book and really enjoyed it, but told be it talked a little bit about Kasienka's romantic feelings and had some kissing in it, parts where it is just her and her boyfriend alone in his room. I would recommend this to eleven-year-olds who are able to handle this topic.

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Book Details

  • Author: Sarah Crossan
  • Genre: Family Life
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: July 23, 2013
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 10 - 14
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Available on: Paperback, Nook, Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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