A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll

fiction childrens contemporary middle grade emotional hopeful inspiring medium-paced

192 pages | first published 2020

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Perfect for readers of Song for a Whale and Counting by 7s, a neurodivergent girl campaigns for a memorial when she learns that her small Scottish town used to burn witches simply because they were different. Ever since Ms. Murphy told us about...
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Summary of 713 reviews

Moods

emotional 88%
hopeful 70%
inspiring 68%
informative 55%
reflective 42%
challenging 25%
funny 22%
sad 16%
lighthearted 12%
adventurous 9%
relaxing 3%
tense 3%
dark 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 45%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 32%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 27% | No: 26% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.67

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