Parents' Guide to

Zora and Me

By Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Tense murder mystery stars a young Zora Neale Hurston.

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Readers will be on the edge of their seats as this intriguing mystery keeps them guessing right until the end. Authors Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon imagine a young Zora Neale Hurston in her precious Florida hometown, which they bring to life so vividly, readers feel a part of it from the very beginning as they get to know the town's residents and even the trees draw them in. They'll stay invested in the story through its masterful conclusion.

Zora and Me, set in the late 1800s, never feels stale or antiquated tanks to its universal themes of family, friendship and community. The lies and betrayals are shocking, yet the story never loses its grounding or its sympathetic lens.

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