A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll

fiction childrens contemporary middle grade emotional hopeful inspiring medium-paced

192 pages | first published 2020

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Perfect for readers ofSong for a Whale and Counting by 7s, a neurodivergent girl campaigns for a memorial when she learns that her small Scottish town used to burn witches simply because they were different. Ever since Ms. Murphy told us about the...
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Summary of 652 reviews

Moods

emotional 87%
hopeful 70%
inspiring 67%
informative 55%
reflective 43%
challenging 24%
funny 22%
sad 13%
lighthearted 11%
adventurous 9%
relaxing 3%
tense 3%
dark 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 54%
fast 43%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 32%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 27% | Yes: 24% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.67

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