Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean

Where the World Ends

Geraldine McCaughrean

fiction historical young adult adventurous slow-paced

336 pages


A Michael L. Printz Honor Book and Carnegie Medal Winner New from Geraldine McCaughrean comes Where the World Ends, an extraordinary story of eight boys stranded on a rock in the middle of the sea, left to fight for their survival. Every time a l...
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dark 85%
emotional 85%
adventurous 57%
reflective 57%
tense 57%
challenging 42%
informative 42%
sad 42%
hopeful 28%
inspiring 28%
mysterious 14%


slow 57%
medium 42%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

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