Borders by Thomas King

Borders

Thomas King with Natasha Donovan (Illustrator)

Borders

Thomas King with Natasha Donovan (Illustrator)

fiction childrens graphic novel middle grade reflective fast-paced

192 pages | first published 2021

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From two celebrated Indigenous creators comes a powerful graphic novel about a family caught between nations. Borders is a masterfully told story of a boy and his mother whose road trip from Alberta to Salt Lake City is thwarted at the border whe...
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Summary of 225 reviews

Moods

reflective 64%
informative 40%
hopeful 37%
emotional 33%
inspiring 29%
challenging 19%
tense 18%
lighthearted 6%
adventurous 5%
relaxing 5%
sad 5%
funny 3%
dark 1%

Pace

fast 58%
medium 28%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 41% | A mix: 36% | Character: 20% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 49% | N/A: 19% | It's complicated: 15% | Yes: 15%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 64% | It's complicated: 19% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.04

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