American Panda - Si Panda Amerika by Gloria Chao

American Panda - Si Panda Amerika

Gloria Chao with Daniel Santosa (Translator)

fiction contemporary romance young adult emotional medium-paced

360 pages | first published 2018


Four starred reviews for this incisive, laugh-out-loud contemporary debut about a Taiwanese-American teen whose parents want her to be a doctor and marry a Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer despite her squeamishness with germs and crush on a Japanese classmat...
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emotional 88%
hopeful 66%
funny 59%
lighthearted 48%
reflective 44%
inspiring 33%
sad 11%
tense 11%
adventurous 7%
informative 7%
relaxing 7%
challenging 3%


medium 70%
fast 25%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 4%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 30%

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