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Old Nov 30 2004, 11:20 PM   #8
AnnMarie
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Default Re: Parts of Acorna too adult?

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Originally Posted by Linmag
I was just sitting here agreeing that Acorna would probably not be suitable for anyone under mid-teens, when my daughter wandered by. So I asked her how old she was when she first read Acorna, and she thought she was about 13 or 14, and did not remember being fazed by it at all. I was quite surprised - I'm obviously not as careful a parent as I thought I was, but I think they teach them to approach books quite objectively these days.

It isn't just that, Linmag. It's the fact most of these kids do watch the news, and discuss it among themselves, and I honestl;y don't recall anything in Acorna being more disturbing (or even AS disturbing) as some of the events reported on every day.
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