Love in the Library by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

Love in the Library

Maggie Tokuda-Hall with Yas Imamura (Illustrator)

fiction childrens historical emotional hopeful sad medium-paced

40 pages | first published 2022

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Set in an internment camp where the United States cruelly detained Japanese Americans during WWII and based on true events, this moving love story finds hope in heartbreak. To fall in love is already a gift. But to fall in love in a place like Min...
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Summary of 89 reviews

Moods

hopeful 78%
emotional 63%
informative 52%
reflective 47%
inspiring 39%
sad 36%
challenging 8%
dark 6%
lighthearted 4%
funny 2%

Pace

fast 61%
medium 28%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 61% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

No: 29% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 17%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 77% | No: 16% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 68% | N/A: 18% | It's complicated: 6% | Yes: 6%

Average rating

4.5

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