Small in the City by Sydney Smith

Small in the City

Sydney Smith

fiction childrens emotional sad fast-paced

40 pages | first published 2019

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It can be a little scary to be small in a big city, but this child has some good advice for a very special friend in need. Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award for Writer A New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Book of the YearAn ...
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emotional 85%
sad 57%
hopeful 42%
reflective 42%
inspiring 14%
lighthearted 14%
mysterious 14%


fast 57%
slow 28%
medium 14%

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Plot: 50% | Character: 25% | N/A: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 80% | N/A: 20%

Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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