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The Running Dream - Wendelin Van Draanen
The Running Dream
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780375866678 (0375866671)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 332
Edition language: English
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Word Revel
Word Revel rated it
4.0 The Running Dream (Audio)
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.
Loves books and cats
Loves books and cats rated it
4.0 The Running Dream
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...
pedestrienne rated it
3.0 The Running Dream
This book is filled with characters who listen, want to do good, are friendly, and recognize and deal with their emotions. (Except for one bitter girl who doesn't give it her all in track and *gasp* has a string of boyfriends). So I do feel like it's a little unrealistic. But I did feel like I want...
Sara Teen Librarian
Sara Teen Librarian rated it
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...
lizpatanders rated it
5.0 The Running Dream
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...
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