The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager

Ben Philippe

fiction contemporary young adult funny lighthearted fast-paced

384 pages | first published 2019

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Norris Kaplan is clever, cynical, and quite possibly too smart for his own good. A black French Canadian, he knows from watching American sitcoms that those three things don’t bode well when you are moving to Austin, Texas. Plunked into a new high...
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Summary of 1259 reviews

Moods

funny 85%
lighthearted 72%
emotional 36%
hopeful 24%
reflective 24%
inspiring 4%
adventurous 2%
challenging 2%
informative 1%
sad 1%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 25%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 40% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 5%

Average rating

3.73

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