To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 1

Book review by Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Sassy sisters steal the show in well-told romantic read.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 55 reviews

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age 10+

THEY OVER EXAGGERATED

This book is great for ages 10+ because there are some ups and downs to this book. The up is that it has positive messages. For example, during the story the narrator explains that "We are sisters, and there's nothing she or I can ever say or do to change that." and this shows kids that you should be thankful for what you have because family is everything and you get put with a family when you're born and a family is a family so you have to make due with what you have! One of the downs is that their is some language and sexual stuff, not too much detail just some kissing and rumors about people having sex and all of that! But I think that if your kid has the run down that they dont let other people touch them and all that fun stuff then I think its just right for them!!

This title has:

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age 11+
Cute, good messages about friendship and sisterhood. Description exaggerated immensly

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