Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

Red at the Bone

Jacqueline Woodson

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196 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 78%
sad 40%
challenging 28%
hopeful 18%
inspiring 11%
dark 7%
tense 7%
informative 3%
funny 2%
adventurous 1%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 49%
fast 32%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 86% | A mix: 11% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | No: 5% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.11

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