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Ghost

Lu par : Guy Lockard
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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 Award-winning 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 team - a 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 reasons - it 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 problems - and running away from them - until 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.

©2016 Jason Reynolds (P)2016 Simon & Schuster

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  • Lauren Smith
  • 18/04/2018

Love it for upper elementary and middle grades

A great story that will be relatable to kids. I can’t wait to recommend this book to my students who are reluctant readers. There is no bad language , which is hard to find in new books that deal with relatable kids who aren’t squeaky clean. Guy Lockhart nails the narration.

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  • Diana
  • 02/07/2017

Beautifully Written, Unique Storyline, Many Lessons

Loved this book! The narrator is awesome and the many lessons the main character, Castle, learns along the way are thought provoking and inspiring.

Warning: this book does discuss violence and drugs- so carefully consider before introducing to younger readers.

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  • Wendy Peterson
  • 27/11/2017

A must read

This book is moving, emotional, entertaining, amazing, and cleverly crafter. Do not hesitate to get it

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  • Joel Hornbeck
  • 19/11/2017

Amazing!!

My son devoured this book in 3 hrs!!! It held his attention from beginning to end! I had to force him to put it down to sleep!

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  • Tiffany
  • 22/02/2017

Must Read!!!

This is absolutely a wonderful story about a young man dealt a difficult life but staying optimistic in the midst of it all. The narration is what truly draws you into the story. A fabulous book for reluctant boy readers. Great story with an even better message.

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  • RoC
  • 05/02/2017

So Cute

This book is cute, fun, funny. A great book for little boys who need to find there way.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 26/03/2019

it was awesome

I loved it it had every thing a good book needs to have drama,comedy and love

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  • A.Kennedy
  • 13/03/2019

Amazing book

The reader really brings the book together as if he actually castle. I would recommend this to all of my teachers and friends

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  • 26/02/2019

This book is amazing!

I could not stop reading it had so many twists and turns! So many surprises!

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  • Elizabeth M.
  • 03/02/2019

Best book

Very entertaining from the start till the very end. My 11 yr old son said it was the best book he’s ever read!