Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

429 pages first pub 1986 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous funny lighthearted medium-paced

Description

Diana Wynne Jones's entrancing, classic fantasy novel is filled with surprises at every turn. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child ent...

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Moods

adventurous 91%
lighthearted 80%
funny 72%
mysterious 28%
hopeful 23%
relaxing 23%
inspiring 14%
emotional 13%
reflective 3%
tense 2%
challenging 1%
dark 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 31%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Character: 28% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 49% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.27

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