Finding My Voice by Marie Myung-Ok Lee

Finding My Voice

Marie Myung-Ok Lee

fiction young adult emotional hopeful reflective fast-paced

192 pages | first published 1992

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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 he...
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Summary of 99 reviews

Moods

hopeful 60%
emotional 55%
reflective 50%
inspiring 40%
lighthearted 35%
informative 20%
challenging 10%
adventurous 5%
funny 5%
tense 5%

Pace

fast 43%
medium 30%
slow 26%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | Plot: 13% | A mix: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 44% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 15% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.44

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