Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Track Series by Jason Reynolds

Ghost by Jason Reynolds
Track; Book One
“Ghost is a naturally talented runner with a troubled background, but when he is recruited for an elite middle school track team, he must prove to his coach that he can overcome his problems and become the best sprinter in the city.” -WorldCat
Patina by Jason Reynolds
Track; Book Two
“It's not the taking part, it's the winning that counts for Patina! Patty, as she's known to her friends and family, has lost a lot in her life - her dad died when she was young, her mum has lost her legs and now she has to live with her uncle and his wife. On top of that Patty has to go to the poshest school that ever existed. Now her running team has become a relay team and independent I can do everything by myself Patty has to work with her team mates to win.” -WorldCat
Sunny by Jason Reynolds
Track; Book Three
“When Sunny stops running in the middle of a race, Coach asks him what he wants to do instead. His answer is dance, but you can't be on a track team and dance... can you? With his dad's expectations weighing down on him, Sunny finally finds a track event that feels like dancing. But as he practices for this new event, can he let go of everything that's been eating him up inside?” -WorldCat
Lu by Jason Reynolds
Track; Book Four“
Lu knows he can lead Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and the team to victory at the championships, but it might not be as easy as it seems. Suddenly, there are hurdles in Lu's way--literally and not-so-literally--and Lu needs to figure out, fast, what winning the gold really means.” -WorldCat