Friday, March 17, 2017

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Castle Cranshaw, aka Ghost, has been running for the past three years, ever since the night he and his mother fled their home as Ghost’s father fired a gun at them.  But can a spot on a track team motivate him to run towards the future instead of from the past?  An impulsive and frequent fighter, Ghost must learn to face his problems head on, including himself, in order to envision an alternate future for himself.  With a relatable protagonist, this novel is best for middle-grades students looking for realistic fiction in an urban setting. --Anne Lotito-Schuh

Reynolds, Jason. Ghost. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016. Print.

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