Quick Answer: Do Books Have Age Ratings?

Books don’t come with ratings the way movies do.

Some books will include an age recommendation on the inside front jacket flap, but that’s rare.

Often, you’ll find the lines between middle grade books (ages 9-12), young adult book (ages 12-18), and adult books become blurry.

Do books have ratings?

All Ages is good for young children, with Mild being similar to a very “mild” PG movie. Both Mild+ and Moderate ratings will be somewhere around a PG or a PG-13 rating, with the moderate having slightly more intense language, heat, and violence.

How do you know a book is age appropriate?

Sometimes, finding an age-appropriate book is as easy as matching your child’s age to the reading level printed on the back of a book. If your child is 10, for example, then you can look for books in the 9–12 age bracket.

What are the age groups for books?

Age Levels for Children’s Books

  • Board books: Newborn to age 3.
  • Picture books: Ages 3–8.
  • Coloring and activity (C&A) books: Ages 3–8.
  • Novelty books: Ages 3 and up, depending on content.
  • Early, leveled readers: Ages 5–9.
  • First chapter books: Ages 6–9 or 7–10.
  • Middle-grade books: Ages 8–12.
  • Young adult (YA) novels: Ages 12 and up or 14 and up.

What books are suitable for 12 year olds?

The Book People’s Top 10 Best Books for 12-year-olds

  1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
  2. Wonder by R.J. Palacio.
  3. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
  4. Paper Towns by John Green.
  5. What’s Happening to Me?
  6. The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank and Otto Frank.
  7. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness.

What does rated A mean?

Rated G: General audiences – All ages admitted. Rated PG: Parental guidance suggested – Some material may not be suitable for pre-teenagers. Rated R: Restricted – Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Rated X: No one under 17 admitted.

What are the five common sense?

Aquinas observed that all people have five senses: sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell. He then added the notion of “the common sense.”

Can common sense be taught?

But can common sense be taught? To some extent, yes. With sufficient practice, people can come to recognize the types of errors the reflective mind makes, and learn to avoid them.

How do I find the reading level of a book?


  • Look for the reading level on the book. Many books, especially children’s books, will list the reading level somewhere on the book.
  • Examine the book’s contents for their complexity. Scan through a few pages to get a feel for the book’s level.
  • Download apps that help you determine reading level.

What age are early reader books for?

Some children may be capable of tackling early readers in Reception, but in general, these books are aimed at children aged between six and eight.

What age group is juvenile fiction?

JUVENILE FICTION. Juvenile Fiction refers to works of children’s fiction intended for children (ages 0-11; preschool-grade 6).

What age group is juvenile literature?

Books in the juvenile fiction genre contain stories that would appeal to middle grade to young adult readers; it spans the age group of twelve to eighteen. The juvenile genre contains anything that would appeal to the teen demographic.