Twelve

Summary:

Jimmy, a 12-year-old, is discovering a new way of learning. By listening and observing he sees beyond this world, but is immersed in it more than ever.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The story offers kids a valuable lesson in raising their awareness about the world around them. This is a nice introduction to teaching kids to look at the world and ask questions in their effort to "figure it all out."

Content Awareness Factors:

None, really, except that it kept putting this reviewer to sleep.


Little Kid Reaction

not available for teen review

Parent Reaction

The premise is great, and the book moves smoothly, but it put me to sleep after a couple of pages every time I picked it up.

Type of Book:
This is a book about self discovery and growing up.
Educational Themes:

The book is designed to reach kids at their level, offering them an avenue of exploration that has no limits.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
10 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
8 to 12
Age of child:
na
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow or skip it. There are lots of great books for this target group; this one isn't among them.

Title Twelve
About
Author Elaine Kittredge
Publisher Optext © 1983
Illustrators Cyd Riley
ISBN 0961126612
Material Paperback
Genres Nature, Fantasy
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