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Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowin.......

Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:192 pages

    Ghost Reviews

  • Betsy
    Aug 10, 2016

    This is a generalization, but in my experience librarians really enjoy reading within their comfort zones. They’ll travel outside of them from time to time but always they return to the books that t...

  • Hannah Greendale
    Sep 26, 2016

    Ghost is a deeply moving book with several important messages for young readers. Castle Crenshaw goes by the name Ghost, because he's a wicked fast runner. The first time he ran -- truly ran -- he was...

  • Mike Mullin
    Nov 10, 2016

    I saw this on some award nomination list--I can't remember which one. And I don't really care which list it was--Ghost ought to win. It should win all the awards. It's a spectacular book with a perfec...

  • Shaun Hutchinson
    Sep 27, 2016

    I haven't been reading a lot of MG, but GHOST was awesome. The voice and the writing were just outstanding. GHOST was fantastic. ...

  • Monica Edinger
    Jul 10, 2016

    Reynold's voice here for Ghost is authentic, consistent, and raises this from an enjoyable beginning to a series to something more. Superb dialog, real situations, fabulous description (I can just see...

  • Abby Johnson
    Sep 17, 2016

    Jason Reynolds is a master of voice and dialog; the audiobook narration was fantastic. I felt like Ghost was actually sitting with me and telling me the story. I would highly recommend the audio for t...

  • Jenn Bishop
    Sep 21, 2016

    This book is everything! Seriously. A master class in voice and character. This former track star (okay, I wish, track participant) absolutely loved this story about what we're running from and toward...

  • Jillian Heise
    Sep 14, 2016

    I am beyond excited that Jason Reynolds now has middle grades books to share with our younger students, and even more so that he is starting a series! Ghost is a great start and introduction to these ...

  • Mary Ann
    Dec 08, 2016

    BOOM! Third time reading this and it still pulls me straight through each time. from a 5th grader today: "I loved how you feel like you're Ghost. You get mad at someone, then forgive them. It feels li...

  • Beth
    Sep 24, 2016

    It's Newbery reading time, so I picked this up - and color me impressed. By the book, that is. Which is to say: I closed this and did not think of a medal (though I won't be upset if this book wins on...