The Running Dream (Audio)
Publish date: January 11th 2011
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Sports And Games
, High School
I enjoyed the book itself very much but didn't care much for the narrator. Doubt I'll listen to audiobooks in future with the same narrator.
Nice and enjoyable book that isn't preachy or depressing despite being about handicaps. Jessica is a teenager who has lost her leg in a vehicle accident and must learn to live with this condition when the biggest part of her life has been as a runner. She probably gets through her trials easier th...
Jessica's track team is in an accident which causes their teammate, Lucy, to die and Jessica to lose a leg. After many hard trials and wishing she was the one to die, Jessica overcomes her own odds -- gains strength and determination. She slowly improves on crutches and goes back to school. She lear...
I ran competitively for seven years of my life, and still run on occasion, so young adult novels about runners feel like they were written specifically with me in mind. I’m really glad that my book club gave me the opportunity to read this book as it’s been chilling on my shelves for a while. It sou...
Summary: High school track star Jessica wakes up in the hospital after a car accident to find that the doctor who saved her life also had to amputate her left leg. She will never run again...or will she? With the help of her track team and family, as well as the inspiration of a new friend with cere...