My Sweet Orange Tree by José Mauro de Vasconcelos

My Sweet Orange Tree

Zeze #1

José Mauro de Vasconcelos with Alison Entrekin (Translator)

192 pages first pub 1968 (editions)

fiction childrens classics emotional sad medium-paced

Description

Zezé is Brazil's naughiest and most loveable boy, his talent for mischief matched only by his great kindness. When he grows up he wants to be a 'poet with a bow-tie' but for now he entertains himself playing pranks on the residents of his family's...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,173 reviews

Moods

emotional 91%
sad 82%
reflective 45%
inspiring 23%
adventurous 21%
hopeful 20%
funny 19%
lighthearted 19%
dark 13%
challenging 7%
tense 7%
relaxing 4%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 42%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 21% | Plot: 2% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 56% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 12% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.32

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