A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll

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fiction childrens contemporary middle grade emotional hopeful inspiring medium-paced

4 hours, 25 minutes | first published 2020

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A Kind of Spark tells the story of 11-year old Addie as she campaigns for a memorial in memory of the witch trials that took place in her Scottish hometown. Addie knows there’s more to the story of these ‘witches’, just like there is more to hers....
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Summary of 652 reviews

Moods

emotional 87%
hopeful 70%
inspiring 67%
informative 55%
reflective 43%
challenging 24%
funny 22%
sad 13%
lighthearted 11%
adventurous 9%
relaxing 3%
tense 3%
dark 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 54%
fast 43%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 32%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 27% | Yes: 24% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.67

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