A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

From Book Trigger Warnings
A Kind of Spark
Cover of A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll
Author(s) Elle McNicoll
Published June 4, 2020
Publisher Knights Of Media
Genre(s) Contemporary
Age group Middlegrade

Own Voice novel about Autistic girl Addie trying to get memorial for the witch trials that took place in her own Scottish Town.

Trigger Warnings

  • Ableism (including ableist slurs and internal ableism)
  • Bullying
  • Institutionalization (discussed)
  • Racism (casual, challenged)
  • Torture (mild, discussed)


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

  • Autistic main character and side characters*
  • Black side character