A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll

fiction childrens contemporary middle grade emotional hopeful inspiring medium-paced

192 pages | first published 2020

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A Kind of Spark tells the story of 11-year old Addie as she campaigns for a memorial in memory of the witch trials that took place in her Scottish hometown. Addie knows there’s more to the story of these ‘witches’, just like there is more to hers....
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Summary of 763 reviews

Moods

emotional 88%
hopeful 70%
inspiring 69%
informative 54%
reflective 42%
challenging 24%
funny 21%
sad 16%
lighthearted 12%
adventurous 8%
relaxing 3%
tense 3%
dark 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 46%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 31% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 28% | No: 26% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.67

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