Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive

Book review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 11 reviews

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age 12+

Needed for Middle School Students

This book is not just appropriate but needed for middle school students. It's violence is within context and presented in a way that will grow empathy and knowledge in your middle grades student. So much violence is separate of meaning in today's culture but this is not the case here. This book is a great counterbalance of the inappropriate violence they are exposed to in other places. A great book. A needed lesson. A must read.

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Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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