Saving Francesca

Summary:

Franchesca has changed schools and is facing new problems. She has only a few friends at her new school, most of her friends from before seem to have abandoned her. She is also trying to figure out more about a boy she likes.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

It is a book that teenagers will relate to.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Young Reader Reaction

It is a great book that young readers can relate to. It mentions many of the things young teens are facing today. I suggest it for readers in 8th and 9th grade.

Type of Book:
This is a young adult novel focusing on the things that are important to and affect teenagers.
Educational Themes:

There are none to speak of, other than offering teen girls the empathy of someone else's situation.

Reading Level:
4.8
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
12 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
10 to 13
Age of child:
Teen STAR Review Team, Be the Star You Are!™
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. There are few books that teens will want to have and hold on to.

Title Saving Francesca
About
Author Melina Marchetta
Publisher Knopf Books for Young Readers, Imprint Knopf Doubleday © 2004
Illustrators Liz Steketee
ISBN 0375829822
Material Hard Cover
Cost $15.95
Genres Humor, Coming of Age
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