Parents' Guide to

HarperTeen

By Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Publisher's site is safe, but some novels are a bit spicy.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Not for kid’s girls, or even teenagers!!

Do not let your kids read anything that is published by Harperteen! These people are pushing sexual immoral behavior! This company is doing anything and everything to push that new age agenda on your kids! Parents beware!! This company needs to be boycotted and banned from every school library in the country! Please people let’s save our kids from these Demons!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (2 ):

Fans of The Vampire Diaries and other popular young-adult novels can take quizzes, enter contests, and listen to podcasts featuring their favorite authors on HarperTeen. These interactive features -- and more -- offer a nice complement to the novels, many of which are available for browsing (and purchase). The site has a clean, appealing design, and the information is well organized. Teens don't have a chance to contribute to the site -- there's no social networking or user-created content -- but for parents, that's probably a plus.

Online interaction: No social networking or messages boards.

Website Details

  • Genre: Brand Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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