Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

Van Draanen, Wendelin. The Running Dream, 352 pgs. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2011. $16.99. Language G (0 swears, 0 “f”) Sexual Content- G. Violence-G
This book is about a girl named Jessica who in a tragic bus accident with her track team, loses her leg. After waking up in the hospital, Jessica deals with the depression of losing her dreams for a short while, but she keeps her head high and ends up getting a prosthetic leg and learning how to run again. I loved this book! It was very inspirational and motivating! I would recommend it to anyone! MS, HS - ESSENTIAL. Student Reviewer: AJL

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