Northwind by Gary Paulsen

Northwind

Gary Paulsen with JD Jackson (Narrator)

fiction historical middle grade adventurous emotional medium-paced

3 hours, 57 minutes | first published 2022

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When a deadly plague reaches the small fish camp where he lives, an orphan named Leif is forced to take to the water in a cedar canoe. He flees northward, following a wild, fjord-riven shore, navigating from one danger to the next, unsure of his d...
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Summary of 61 reviews

Moods

adventurous 91%
reflective 54%
emotional 29%
inspiring 20%
challenging 16%
hopeful 16%
tense 16%
relaxing 12%
dark 8%
informative 8%
lighthearted 8%
sad 4%

Pace

medium 43%
fast 34%
slow 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 6% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 64% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 53% | It's complicated: 23% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 7%

Average rating

3.56

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