Finding My Voice by Marie Myung-Ok Lee

Finding My Voice

Marie Myung-Ok Lee with Kat Cho (Contributor)

177 pages first pub 1992 (editions)

fiction young adult emotional hopeful reflective fast-paced

Description

The groundbreaking Own Voices YA classic from Korean-American author Marie Myung-Ok Lee, reissued with a new foreword from Wicked Fox author Kat Cho.  Seventeen-year-old Ellen Sung just wants to be like everyone else at her all-white school. But h...

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Community Reviews Summary of 163 reviews

Moods

hopeful 59%
emotional 51%
reflective 48%
inspiring 40%
lighthearted 33%
informative 18%
adventurous 7%
challenging 7%
funny 3%
sad 3%
tense 3%

Pace

fast 44%
medium 31%
slow 24%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | Plot: 14% | A mix: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 45% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.53

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