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I agree with everyone's opinion. I recommend this to any teenager and up. For me, the earliest 13 will be okay. At our current age, a lot of kids discover new things and they mimic what they saw out of curiosity. The earlier the better.
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I would recommend the book to teenagers and young adults. They probably can identify themselves with the issues discussed therein.
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I think this book would be more suited for readers in their twenties and mature teenagers. We all know that kids mature at different levels. I think maturity level has to be considered before reading.
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I do not see any reason why the book should not be introduced to young adults. Most of the issues discussed therein are things they are familiar with.
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I think teens need to read this book and such other books that deal with abuse and trauma to gain a wider and better perspective of what is happening in the world. So yeah 13 and above.
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AWANDO OGUTU wrote: 25 Jun 2018, 11:30 I do not see any reason why the book should not be introduced to young adults. Most of the issues discussed therein are things they are familiar with.
Exactly, that is why it's so important for them to read this.
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I could see this book as a required reading for older teenagers. It does deal with some heavy topics, but as teenagers are maturing and getting ready for the outside world, this book would be a great way to bring discussion on in a classroom setting about heavier subject matters.
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Human314 wrote: 25 Apr 2018, 11:33 I think it should be read by teenagers. In order to open a dialogue about alcoholism and the importance of the parent to child relationship.
It needs to be younger. Kids are pressured and going through adult situations earlier.
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stalliongirlke wrote: 26 Apr 2018, 04:25 The age of 25 onwards is suitable in my opinion
I equally think that this is the most appropriate age
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Human314 wrote: 25 Apr 2018, 11:33 I think it should be read by teenagers. In order to open a dialogue about alcoholism and the importance of the parent to child relationship.
Yeah, teenagers will definitely find this book to be interesting.
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AWANDO OGUTU wrote: 25 Jun 2018, 11:30 I do not see any reason why the book should not be introduced to young adults. Most of the issues discussed therein are things they are familiar with.
This book indeed discusses issues that most young adults are familiar with
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From teenager onwards. This book has valuable lesson for everyone.
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Definitely young adult.
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Could be some life long lessons in there for teenagers. A lot of them are probably mature enough to handle it.
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I think that this book can best fit young adults
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