Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

Red at the Bone

Jacqueline Woodson

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208 pages | first published 2019

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An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary African-American family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.Two families from different...

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Moods

emotional 90%
reflective 75%
sad 44%
challenging 28%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 13%
dark 8%
tense 5%
informative 2%
mysterious 2%
adventurous 1%
funny 1%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 31%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 89% | A mix: 9% | Plot: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 6% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | No: 4% | N/A: 1% | It's complicated: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.17