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Dave posts on 3/22/2005 12:40:46 AM Let the parent know that Publishers Weekly gave it a recommendation for readers 12 and older and thought it was a meaningful novel for juvenile readers calling it "an intriguing cross between Candide and Huckleberry Finn".
Peggy Schoenheider posts on 3/21/2005 10:43:47 PM Help! I am a 7th/8th grade literature teacher trying to calm a parent who is furious with me for encouraging her seventh grade son to read Lizard. How do I convince her that I truly believed her son was mature enough to be able to read this marvelous novel? She doesn't think this novel should be read by anyone under sixteen!!!

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