Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor by Xiran Jay Zhao

Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor

Xiran Jay Zhao

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2022

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Zachary Ying is a middle grade series in the vein of Yu-Gi-Oh! meets Percy Jackson 12-year-old Zack never had many opportunities to learn about his Chinese heritage. His single mom was busy enough making sure they got by, and his schools never ...
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Summary of 80 reviews

Moods

adventurous 100%
funny 59%
informative 47%
emotional 37%
mysterious 23%
inspiring 22%
tense 22%
lighthearted 19%
hopeful 16%
challenging 11%
reflective 8%
dark 7%
sad 4%

Pace

fast 60%
medium 36%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 76% | Plot: 22% | Character: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.35

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