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Families are unique and have different expectations for the books they choose to read. The following are concepts included in this book that some parents may wish to seek out or avoid.
Note that this list is not exhaustive and there may be concepts in this book that are not included or have been insufficiently or incorrectly detailed here.
There are two instances of profanity (taking God's name in vain) in this book.
Caleb’s friend, Kit, has a mother who’s unable to care for her. The book does a great job handling this situation in a child-friendly way, but you may want to discuss this issue in the book and how Caleb chose to do what’s best for his friend. This story also gives the reader a deep look into Caleb's life with cystic fibrosis, discussing symptoms that come with the disorder (e.g. having a harder time going to the bathroom, a median predicted survival age of 40, etc.).
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