Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Long Way Down

Jason Reynolds

fiction contemporary poetry young adult challenging emotional fast-paced

320 pages | first published 2017

Description

A Newbery Honor Book A Coretta Scott King Honor Book A Printz Honor Book A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner for Young Adult Literature Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature Winner of the Walter Dean Myers Award An...
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Moods

emotional 86%
reflective 59%
sad 53%
dark 52%
tense 41%
challenging 39%
mysterious 11%
inspiring 9%
hopeful 8%
informative 5%
adventurous 2%

Pace

fast 84%
medium 11%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 74% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 6% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 41% | N/A: 6% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 79% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 6%

Average rating

4.28