The Children's Blizzard by Melanie Benjamin

The Children's Blizzard

Melanie Benjamin

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife comes a story of courage on the prairie, inspired by the devastating storm that struck the Great Plains in 1888, threatening the lives of hundreds of immigrant homesteaders, especial...
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Moods

sad 86%
emotional 75%
adventurous 48%
informative 48%
challenging 34%
reflective 34%
dark 24%
tense 24%
inspiring 20%
hopeful 17%
mysterious 3%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 30%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Plot: 23% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 17%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 23%

Average rating

3.85