American Street by Ibi Zoboi

American Street

Ibi Zoboi

fiction contemporary magical realism young adult emotional inspiring reflective medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2017

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The rock in the water does not know the pain of the rock in the sun. On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie—a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabio...

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Moods

emotional 92%
sad 56%
tense 41%
reflective 38%
dark 33%
hopeful 28%
challenging 20%
inspiring 12%
mysterious 10%
informative 7%
funny 5%
adventurous 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 31%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 43% | Character: 31% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | No: 7% | It's complicated: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 13%

Average rating

3.93