Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

Red at the Bone

Jacqueline Woodson

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208 pages | first published 2019

Description

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 77%
sad 42%
challenging 30%
hopeful 19%
inspiring 12%
dark 7%
tense 6%
informative 2%
mysterious 2%
adventurous 1%
funny 1%
relaxing 1%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

medium 49%
fast 32%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 88% | A mix: 9% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 8% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.13