Surviving the City by Tasha Spillett

Surviving the City

Surviving the City #1

Tasha Spillett with Natasha Donovan (Illustrator)

fiction graphic novel young adult emotional informative fast-paced

54 pages | first published 2018

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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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Summary of 517 reviews

Moods

emotional 83%
informative 51%
reflective 40%
sad 35%
hopeful 33%
challenging 28%
dark 22%
inspiring 18%
tense 14%
mysterious 5%
adventurous 2%
funny 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

fast 74%
medium 14%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 51% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 35% | No: 33% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 86% | No: 6% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 62% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 7%

Average rating

4.16

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