Everything Sad Is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri

Everything Sad Is Untrue

Daniel Nayeri

fiction childrens middle grade emotional slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2020

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Levine Querido has acquired Daniel Nayeri's autobiographical middle grade novel, Everything Sad Is Untrue (a true story). The book tells the story of a boy who flees Iran as a small child, detours through a refugee camp in Italy, then winds up in ...
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Moods

emotional 89%
reflective 68%
hopeful 55%
funny 51%
inspiring 34%
sad 34%
informative 31%
adventurous 17%
lighthearted 17%
challenging 10%
dark 10%
tense 6%
mysterious 3%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 27%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Character: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 23%

Average rating

4.34