Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt

Orbiting Jupiter

Gary D. Schmidt

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fiction contemporary young adult emotional reflective medium-paced

192 pages | first published 2015

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The two-time Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt delivers the shattering story of Joseph, a father at thirteen, who has never seen his daughter, Jupiter. After spending time in a juvenile facility, he's placed with a foster family on a farm in ru...
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Summary of 3117 reviews

Moods

emotional 93%
sad 88%
reflective 33%
hopeful 28%
dark 25%
inspiring 18%
challenging 15%
tense 15%
adventurous 6%
lighthearted 4%
mysterious 4%
funny 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

fast 64%
medium 30%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 61% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | N/A: 15% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 10% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.14

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