The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

Fairyland #1

Catherynne M. Valente with Ana Juan (Illustrator)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous reflective medium-paced

247 pages | first published 2011

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"One of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children, published so far this century."--Time magazine, on the Fairyland seriesA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life...
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Moods

adventurous 96%
lighthearted 48%
funny 37%
hopeful 27%
emotional 25%
mysterious 21%
inspiring 19%
reflective 17%
dark 11%
relaxing 9%
challenging 4%
sad 3%
tense 3%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 27%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Plot: 27% | Character: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 18% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 48% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 2%

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4.08

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