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Subject: Age appropriate?
Date Posted: 4/11/2009 3:20 PM ET
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Is there some way to tell what age-group a posted book is targeted for?  I really don't want to request a juvenile book, for instance (I am 60...BTDT....LOL).

Date Posted: 4/11/2009 3:21 PM ET
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I would look it up on Amazon myself to see.

Date Posted: 4/11/2009 4:41 PM ET
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I don't think they usually specify unless it's for children or teens.  I think adults are just grouped into one lump. 

Date Posted: 4/11/2009 4:53 PM ET
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I've noticed that some have YA on them.  (Young Adults?)

Date Posted: 4/11/2009 7:00 PM ET
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Look at the categories at the bottom of the book page.  It will tell you what the book is indexed under.  These are where the book shows up in the book search groups.  But remember, these are only as good as we post and edit them to be.

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Date Posted: 4/12/2009 9:02 AM ET
Member Since: 8/27/2007
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Some of the best books I've ever read were meant for a younger audience.  Don't avoid them just because you think you are too old.  :-)

Date Posted: 4/12/2009 10:57 AM ET
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My 75 year old grandmother reads "teen" books that I bring her.

Books are for everyone. There is no age limit!

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