Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Clap When You Land

Elizabeth Acevedo

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ poetry young adult emotional slow-paced

432 pages | first published 2020

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Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people...In New York City, Yahaira Rios is ...
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Moods

emotional 94%
sad 57%
reflective 53%
hopeful 47%
inspiring 27%
challenging 16%
tense 12%
dark 8%
adventurous 7%
informative 3%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 2%
funny 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 33%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 27% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 18% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.31