The Shattering by Kathryn Lasky

176 pages first pub 2004 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous fast-paced

Description

Soren's sister, Eglantine, is falling under the spell of a strange nightly dream. Then, just as Soren notices her trancelike state, Eglantine disappears, and the dreams become a deadly waking nightmare that puts the Great Tree of Ga'Hoole in terri...

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Community Reviews Summary of 779 reviews

Moods

adventurous 88%
dark 58%
mysterious 58%
tense 47%
emotional 41%
challenging 23%
hopeful 23%
sad 23%
funny 11%
inspiring 11%
reflective 11%
informative 5%
lighthearted 5%

Pace

fast 70%
medium 23%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 40% | Plot: 40% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 7% | No: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | No: 42% | It's complicated: 7%

Average rating

3.85

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