Red, White, and Whole by Rajani LaRocca

Red, White, and Whole

Rajani LaRocca

fiction middle grade poetry emotional reflective sad fast-paced

256 pages | first published 2021

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A heartbreakingly hopeful #ownvoices novel in verse about an Indian American girl whose life is turned upside down when her mother is diagnosed with leukemia. Reha feels torn between two worlds: school, where she’s the only Indian American stud...
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Summary of 440 reviews

Moods

emotional 92%
sad 74%
reflective 51%
hopeful 42%
inspiring 28%
challenging 9%
lighthearted 4%
informative 3%
funny 2%
dark 1%
relaxing 1%
tense 1%

Pace

fast 61%
medium 34%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 49% | A mix: 44% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 53% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.37

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