Front Desk by Kelly Yang

Front Desk

Front Desk #1

Kelly Yang

fiction middle grade emotional hopeful inspiring medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2018

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Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature * Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review Mia Tang has a lot of secrets. Number 1: She lives in a motel, no...
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Summary of 2637 reviews

Moods

hopeful 78%
emotional 72%
inspiring 72%
funny 32%
lighthearted 31%
reflective 31%
challenging 22%
sad 21%
adventurous 20%
informative 20%
tense 8%
dark 2%
relaxing 2%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 42%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 33% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

4.43

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