Borders by Thomas King

Borders

Thomas King with Natasha Donovan (Illustrator)

192 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction graphic novel middle grade reflective fast-paced

Description

From two celebrated Indigenous creators comes a powerful graphic novel about a family caught between nations.Borders is a masterfully told story of a boy and his mother whose road trip from Alberta to Salt Lake City is thwarted at the border when ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 352 reviews

Moods

reflective 64%
informative 43%
hopeful 34%
emotional 32%
inspiring 28%
challenging 20%
tense 15%
sad 7%
adventurous 5%
lighthearted 5%
funny 4%
relaxing 4%
dark 1%

Pace

fast 55%
medium 31%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 40% | A mix: 37% | Character: 20% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 16% | Yes: 15%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 19% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.05

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