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Ghost (Hardback)

By Reynolds, Jason

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Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of a brand-new series from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award winning author Jason Reynolds. Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny. Four kids from... wildly different backgrounds with personalities that are explosive when they clash. But they are also four kids chosen for an elite middle school track team a team that could qualify them for the Junior Olympics if they can get their acts together. They all have a lot to lose, but they also have a lot to prove, not only to each other, but to themselves. Ghost has a crazy natural talent, but no formal training. If he can stay on track, literally and figuratively, he could be the best sprinter in the city. But Ghost has been running for the wrong reasons it all starting with running away from his father, who, when Ghost was a very little boy, chased him and his mother through their apartment, then down the street, with a loaded gun, aiming to kill. Since then, Ghost has been the one causing problems and running away from them until he meets Coach, an ex-Olympic Medalist who blew his own shot at success by using drugs, and who is determined to keep other kids from blowing their shots at life.
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ISBN 9781481450157
Released AU 30 Aug 2016
Publisher Atheneum
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781481450157
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Atheneum
Imprint Atheneum Books
Released 30 Aug 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Reynolds, Jason
Series Track
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Sporting Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Body & Health
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 137mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 23mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 295g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Fathers and sons, Self-realization, Emotional problems, Attempted murder, Family violence
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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