Parents' Guide to

When Audrey Met Alice

By Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

First Daughter is akin to Alice Roosevelt in fun tale.

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age 9+

Based on 1 parent review

age 9+

awesome book!!

good story with history woven in

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

WHEN AUDREY MET ALICE is well constructed, and readers will have an easy time moving between the two heroines' adventures 100 years apart. Historical-fiction fans will love the details about Alice Roosevelt's life described in her diary entries (her coming-out party, her diplomatic endeavors, and her never-ending antics). They'll also like getting an inside peek at today's White House.

Some readers may find Audrey a bit spoiled and dramatic. Alice, likewise, loves to act up by, for example, bringing her snake to parties in a purse. Even so, their similar problems of living a public life are easy to understand, and they ultimately both become more mature first daughters. Parents may want to encourage their kids to check out the author's website for additional materials, including an annotated version of Alice's fictional diary to see what was real and what wasn't.

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