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 610 reviews

Moods

emotional 86%
hopeful 71%
inspiring 69%
informative 55%
reflective 44%
challenging 25%
funny 21%
sad 14%
lighthearted 10%
adventurous 9%
relaxing 3%
tense 3%
dark 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 43%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 27% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.68

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