fiction middle grade sports young adult emotional hopeful fast-paced

192 pages | first published 2016

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A National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read. Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing ...
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Summary of 2798 reviews

Moods

hopeful 69%
inspiring 64%
emotional 63%
funny 38%
lighthearted 27%
reflective 25%
sad 13%
adventurous 10%
tense 10%
challenging 8%
dark 2%
informative 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

fast 67%
medium 27%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.21

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