World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments

Aimee Nezhukumatathil with Fumi Nakamura (Illustrator)

nonfiction nature poetry informative inspiring reflective medium-paced

195 pages | first published 2020

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As a child, Nezhukumatathil called many places home: the grounds of a Kansas mental institution, where her Filipina mother was a doctor; the open skies and tall mountains of Arizona, where she hiked with her Indian father; and the chillier climes ...
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Summary of 1519 reviews

Moods

reflective 82%
informative 68%
inspiring 54%
hopeful 41%
emotional 36%
relaxing 26%
lighthearted 25%
adventurous 12%
funny 6%
sad 3%
challenging 1%

Pace

medium 44%
slow 31%
fast 24%

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4.09

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