Racing The Past by Sis DeansRacing The Past by Sis Deans

Racing The Past

bySis Deans

Paperback | January 13, 2005

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It's been two months since his dad's fatal accident, and eleven-year-old Ricky is still haunted by memories of violent beatings and hurtful words. The kids at school won't let him forget, either, and he's gotten into so many fights, he's on the edge of serious trouble. Ricky can walk away from taunts on the playground, but not when the kids corner him on the bus. So he comes up with a new way to get to school. Not only will he run every morning and afternoon-he'll race the bus. And one day he will leave the past behind-and win.

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Title:Racing The PastFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.68 × 5.09 × 0.43 inPublished:January 13, 2005Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142403083

ISBN - 13:9780142403082

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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A powerful first novel. (Booklist, starred review)

The reader will be cheering for this determined and admirable character. (The Horn Book)