Ghost by Jason Reynolds
  

Ghost

Jason Reynolds

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Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Winner of the American Library Association's Odyssey Honor An American Library Association Notable Children's Recording Named An Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults by the Young Adult Library Services Associate (YALSA)! 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 Awardwinning 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 teama 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 reasonsit 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 problemsand running away from themuntil 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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Format

eBook

Author

Jason Reynolds
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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Audio Simon & Schuster Audio

Publication date

30th August 2016

ISBN

9781508230472



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