Those Kids from Fawn Creek by Erin Entrada Kelly

Those Kids from Fawn Creek

Erin Entrada Kelly

fiction contemporary middle grade emotional reflective sad medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2022

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Every day in Fawn Creek, Louisiana, is exactly the same—until Orchid Mason arrives. From Erin Entrada Kelly, the winner of the Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe and a Newbery Honor for We Dream of Space, this contemporary school story set in small...
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Summary of 82 reviews


emotional 78%
hopeful 60%
reflective 48%
inspiring 30%
funny 27%
lighthearted 21%
sad 18%
mysterious 12%
adventurous 9%
challenging 9%
tense 6%
relaxing 3%


medium 66%
fast 18%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 86% | A mix: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 37% | N/A: 8% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 26%

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