by Jason Reynolds

Part of a Series: Track.

Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle-school track team, but his past is slowing him down.

ISBN: 9781481450157

JLG Release: October 2016

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock

Sports Elementary

Grades 2-6


14 books / $15.80 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition


    Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.6, Points: 6

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 4.5, Points: 11


    Level: 730L

    Awards & Honors

    The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
    National Book Awards: Young People’s Literature, 2016 Finalist
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade
    NCTE Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children 2017, Winner
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Fiction
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Older Readers
    Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth, Diverse Fiction
    YALSA 2017 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults
    2017 Capitol Choices, Ten to Fourteen
    YALSA 2017 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, Fiction
    CSMCL Best Multicultural Books of 2016
    2016 Cybils Award Winner, Middle Grade Fiction



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