Root Magic by Eden Royce

Root Magic

Eden Royce

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2020

Description

"A poignant, necessary entry into the children's literary canon, Root Magic brings to life the history and culture of Gullah people while highlighting the timeless plight of Black Americans. Add in a fun, magical adventure and you get everything I...
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Moods

adventurous 82%
mysterious 72%
emotional 47%
dark 44%
hopeful 38%
inspiring 25%
reflective 21%
tense 21%
informative 18%
challenging 15%
sad 14%
funny 5%
lighthearted 5%

Pace

medium 72%
fast 17%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 30% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | No: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | No: 38% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.3