Running for Dave by Lori Jamison


Running for Dave by Lori Jamison

Rusty always felt second best. He wasn't a winner on the track team. He wasn't a winner in the eyes of his parents. But when his best friend gets ill, really ill, Rusty has a big, big challenge. This is one he has to meet...Books aren't your thing? Don't worry. You just haven't read the right ones yet. These books are 'page-turners'. Whether they are funny or exciting, or emotional, they are all about believable people. This isn't Hogwarts, it's the real world. They are designed, first and foremost, to be really enjoyable - great stories that will have you hooked from the first page and won't let up - or let you down - until you've finished. Basically, they don't muck about: they start off gripping, and keep up with the action until the very last page. The books have everything from trappings, snow disasters, Arctic strandings, bullies, mystical horses, hackers, missing kids, juvenile prison, death-defying crashes, ghosts, divorce, hold-ups, death and honour, street gangs, drugs, intense name it. So whatever your 'flava', we have something to tickle your fancy. Pick one up and enjoy the ride...


Running for Dave is a tender story of friendship and loyalty. It would make a valuable addition to a school library, classroom novel set or a child's personal library. Resource Links, v.11 (2), December 2005: Canada.

About the Author

Lori Jamison is a teacher, curriculum consultant and author. She has written several books and articles on exemplary reading and writing instruction, including Guided Reading Basics and The Write Genre. She was formerly a teacher for the Regina Public Schools in Saskatchewan, Canada, and then a Language Arts Consultant for the same board. For the last few years, Lori Jamison has prepared Teacher's Handbooks for all of the HIP Series in Canada. Her other professional writing appears in academic journals and teacher publications. Running for Dave is her first novel.

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96 pages


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Publication date

1st May 2007



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