The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden by Karina Yan Glaser

The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden

The Vanderbeekers #2

Karina Yan Glaser

fiction contemporary middle grade emotional hopeful lighthearted fast-paced

336 pages | first published 2018

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Return to Harlem's "wildly entertaining" family in this funny, heartwarming sequel. When catastrophe strikes their beloved upstairs neighbors, the Vanderbeeker children set out to build the best, most magical healing garden in Harlem—in spite of a...
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Summary of 356 reviews

Moods

lighthearted 76%
funny 64%
adventurous 58%
emotional 55%
hopeful 55%
inspiring 38%
relaxing 17%
mysterious 5%
reflective 5%
sad 5%
challenging 2%

Pace

fast 55%
medium 41%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Plot: 33% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | N/A: 3% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 65% | It's complicated: 15% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.37

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