Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Clap When You Land

Elizabeth Acevedo

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ poetry young adult emotional slow-paced

400 pages | first published 2020

Description

Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people...In New York City, Yahaira Rios is ...

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Moods

emotional 95%
sad 58%
reflective 54%
hopeful 49%
inspiring 29%
challenging 17%
tense 11%
adventurous 7%
dark 7%
informative 4%
mysterious 2%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 34%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 70% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 0% | No: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 0% | No: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.36