Parents' Guide to

Tiger Lily

By Julie A. Carlson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Dark retelling of Peter Pan tale focuses on Indian girl.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 1 parent review

age 15+

A captivating story

It is an amazing and adventurous story involving the romance of an adopted child named Tiger Lily.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (4):

Tiger Lily is an interesting and different spin on a well-known story. It's adventurous and suspenseful, and the first half of the book moves very quickly. But after that it slows down and becomes somewhat boring and depressing. Still, many of the core ideas from Peter Pan remain -- the desire to never grow up, the hope for a better life, the power of love, friendship and family, and the message that everyone should be treated equally and with respect.

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