My Sweet Orange Tree by José Mauro de Vasconcelos

My Sweet Orange Tree

Zeze #1

José Mauro de Vasconcelos

fiction childrens classics adventurous emotional sad medium-paced

208 pages | first published 1968

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Five-year-old Zezé lives in Rio de Janeiro, in a forgotten slump in great poverty. But Zezé is not alone. In this world of scolding and beating, he has discovered a magical universe where he spends most of his time: the realm of imagination. There...
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Moods

emotional 88%
sad 77%
adventurous 55%
funny 22%
inspiring 22%
lighthearted 22%
reflective 22%
dark 11%
hopeful 11%
relaxing 11%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 25%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16%

Average rating

4.11