The Horn Book Guide - April 1, 2008
"Written for reluctant readers, this text tackles such heavy topics as forgiveness and death while using accessible, age-appropriate vocabulary."
VOYA - February 1, 2008
"The book addresses weighty concepts succinctly, comprehensibly, and without pretense, and those looking for a hi-lo story with more depth will find it here."
Quill & Quire - November 1, 2007
"It's no small feat to engage and hold the interest of reluctant readers. With Rebel's Tag, Denman does the job."
Resource Links - October 1, 2007
"This book has a story that keeps the reader interested, with short chapters and easy-to-read vocabulary."
CM Magazine - January 12, 2007
"A wonderful novel that will draw reluctant readers in from the get-go and hold them captive until the bittersweet end. Denman's writing is clean and the voice brilliant. Highly Recommended."