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Publisher Description

The acclaimed author of Flipped delivers a powerful and healing story that’s perfect for anyone who’s ever thought that something was impossible. Readers will revel in the story of a girl who puts herself back together—and learns to dream bigger than ever before—after she’s told she’ll never run again.

Jessica thinks her life is over when she loses a leg in a car accident. She's not comforted by the news that she'll be able to walk with the help of a prosthetic leg. Who cares about walking when you live to run?

As she struggles to cope with crutches and a first cyborg-like prosthetic, Jessica feels oddly both in the spotlight and invisible. People who don't know what to say, act like she's not there. Which she could handle better if she weren't now keenly aware that she'd done the same thing herself to a girl with CP named Rosa. A girl who is going to tutor her through all the math she's missed. A girl who sees right into the heart of her.

With the support of family, friends, a coach, and her track teammates, Jessica may actually be able to run again. But that's not enough for her now. She doesn't just want to cross finish lines herself—she wants to take Rosa with her

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2011
January 11
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House Children's Books
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
7.7
MB

Customer Reviews

RunKaileeRun ,

Highly Suggested

This book is a motivator. Keeping you on the edge of your seat and wanting to push for more in your own life. If you think you ‘can’t’ read this book!

books4evee ,

Amazing

This is an absolutely amazing book! So inspiring, I think this book should be made into a movie, I could visualize exactly what was going on. It talked about the drama of high school, boys, sports, going to prom. It’s also very emotional, but an amazing read. My new favorite book!

runner256 ,

LOVE IT!!

I loved this book! Being a runner I can’t even imagine how hard that would be! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Love this book!

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