Surviving the City by Tasha Spillett

Surviving the City

Surviving the City #1

Tasha Spillett with Natasha Donovan (Illustrator)

54 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction graphic novel young adult emotional informative fast-paced

Description

Miikwan (Anishinaabe) and Dez (Inninew) are best friends. Together, the teens navigate the challenges of growing up Indigenous in the city – they’re so close, they even completed their Berry Fast together. When Dez’s grandmother becomes too sick, ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 767 reviews

Moods

emotional 87%
informative 53%
reflective 44%
sad 37%
hopeful 29%
challenging 28%
dark 19%
tense 17%
inspiring 13%
mysterious 3%
adventurous 2%
funny 2%

Pace

fast 76%
medium 17%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 47% | A mix: 34% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

No: 33% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 67% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

4.18

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