A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll with Katy Townsend (Narrator)

fiction childrens contemporary middle grade emotional hopeful inspiring medium-paced

4 hours, 43 minutes | first published 2020

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Perfect for readers of Song for a Whale and Counting by 7s, a neurodivergent girl campaigns for a memorial when she learns that her small Scottish town used to burn witches simply because they were different. Ever since Ms. Murphy told us about...
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Summary of 609 reviews

Moods

emotional 86%
hopeful 71%
inspiring 69%
informative 54%
reflective 44%
challenging 25%
funny 21%
sad 14%
lighthearted 10%
adventurous 9%
relaxing 3%
tense 3%
dark 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 43%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 65% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 27% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.68

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