Toby Alone

Book review by Kristen Breck, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Offbeat eco-message tale weighs some complex, dark themes.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Great adventure story!

Brilliant environmental allegory! My son (11) absolutely loved this book. It inspired some deep questions about humanity, political really made him think about our society and how we treat each other. Overall, it was a great adventure

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Book Details

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