ABR Ratings

 ABR Rating: Young Children - 0 to 5 years

ABR Rating: Children - 5 to 9 years

ABR Rating: Youth - 10 to 14 years

ABR Rating: Mature Youth - 15 to 17 years

ABR Rating: Young Adult - 18 to 21 years

ABR Rating: Adult - 21+ years

ABR Rating: Adult+ - 21+ years

Group Code Group Name Age Appropriateness Range Description
YC Young Children 0 – 5 years Appropriate for children up to five years.
C Children 5 – 9 years Appropriate for children from five to nine years. The subject matter and words are more complex and good for readers who are increasing their reading ability. Contains no violence, language, or sexual content.
Y Youth 10 – 14 years Appropriate for youth from age 10 to 14 years. Subject matter is more mature than that seen in C Group. May contain crude humor, mild language, and very mild violence.
Y+ Mature Youth 15 – 17 years Appropriate for youth from age 15 to 17 years. May include themes younger children may not understand. May include violence, crude humor, sexual content and other material not suitable for younger audiences.
YA Young Adult 18 – 21 years Appropriate for young adult audiences from age 18 to 21 years. May include themes that youth and children may not understand. May include violence, mild blood and gore, adult humor, some adult language, and overtly sexual content.
A Adult 21+ years Appropriate for adults 21 years and older. Contains violence, nudity, sexual content, and frequent adult language.
A+ Adult+ 21+ years Appropriate for adults 21 years and older. Contains graphic, intense, and pervasive violence, erotic sexual content and nudity, frequent adult language, and mature adult themes.
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