The Girl Who Became a Tree: A Story Told in Poems by Joseph Coelho

The Girl Who Became a Tree: A Story Told in Poems

Joseph Coelho with Kate Milner (Illustrator)

fiction poetry challenging reflective slow-paced

176 pages | first published 2021

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Daphne is unbearably sad and adrift. She feels the painful loss of her father acutely and seeks solace both in the security of her local library and the escape her phone screen provides by blocking out the world around her. As Daphne tries to make...
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Summary of 43 reviews

Moods

reflective 63%
emotional 54%
challenging 45%
adventurous 27%
dark 27%
hopeful 27%
inspiring 27%
mysterious 27%
relaxing 18%
sad 18%
lighthearted 9%

Pace

fast 54%
medium 27%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 12% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 28%

Diverse cast of characters?

N/A: 33% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | N/A: 14% | No: 14%

Average rating

3.47

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