A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll

fiction childrens contemporary middle grade challenging emotional hopeful 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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Moods

emotional 87%
inspiring 79%
hopeful 76%
informative 47%
reflective 38%
challenging 31%
funny 23%
lighthearted 14%
sad 11%
adventurous 9%
relaxing 6%
tense 3%

Pace

medium 53%
fast 46%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 65% | A mix: 34%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 29% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.7