The Year My Sister Got Lucky

Book review by Stephanie Dunnewind, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

A standard plot strengthened by sisterly bonds.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 13+

Christina's February Book Review

"I could never believe my sister Michaela Wilder would be sitting at the cool table." "The Year My Sister Got Lucky" is about a girl named Katya, but she prefers to be called Katie. Her sister as you can see has become popular and started doing the craziest things like in the text it stated, "Hey, is that Michaela kissing?" Lets call him "The GUY"since I don't want to spoil the book. Katie on the other hand is jealous of Michaela. Katie did not like the fact that Michaela became popular and she did not. Katie especially did not like to keep Michaelas secrets which you will need to read the book to find out what they are. Have you ever heard the saying "Never judge a book by it's cover?" Well, it's not always necessarily true. This book is actually all about the books cover. It was titled "The Year My Sister Got Lucky" and Michaela was the sister who got lucky. I really recommend this book to people who love mysteries. One of the mysteries in this book was "the guy". Who was this mystery guy? You will need to read the book to find out. I rate this book a ten out of ten because I love mysteries!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
age 14+

Hate It

This book isnt appropriate for a 14 year old more like 17/18 + kids should not be reading about sex and drugs !!!

This title has:

Too much sex

Book Details

  • Author: Aimee Friedman
  • Genre: Family Life
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Point
  • Publication date: January 25, 2008
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 14
  • Number of pages: 370
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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