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Audience: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
Sixteen-year-old Jessica's life is running. She doesn't remember a time when she didn't run like the wind. She had even beaten a previous track record when the unthinkable happened. While returning from a meet, the bus carrying Jessica's team was involved in a serious crash, killing one team member and causing Jessica to lose her leg. Jessica doesn't know how she will be able to enjoy life again. Every night, she has a dream of running with her dog Sherlock. Will Jessica ever be able to live a normal life? This story is an inspiration to anyone who has had to overcome adversity.
Similar books: Izzy, Willy-Nilly by Cynthia Voigt;
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret
Awards nominated: 2014 Rebecca Caudill Nominee
Date read: 5/2/2013
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