The White Darkness

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Dark Antarctic survival story. Overlong but fascinating.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

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The language in this book is a problem. Also, the uncle's descent into madness and violence is quite frightening. The horrifying discovery the main character makes about her childhood makes this for VERY mature readers.
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age 14+

Strange, but exciting too.

Parents need to know that there is some hefty stuff in here. Two teens discuss a man that has poisoned two other men, and who may poison them. Teens are in many perilous situations. A man suggests that two teenagers have sex. A man commmits suicide after leaving another man to die of exposure. There is some language, but is't nothing more than what your average teen already knows. Altogether, it is an adventurous (but confusing) slightly mature book. Okay for 13+.

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