Ghost by Jason Reynolds

192 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction middle grade sports young adult emotional hopeful fast-paced

Description

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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Community Reviews Summary of 4,638 reviews

Moods

hopeful 66%
emotional 64%
inspiring 63%
funny 40%
reflective 30%
lighthearted 25%
adventurous 13%
sad 13%
challenging 10%
tense 9%
dark 3%
informative 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

fast 69%
medium 27%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 6%

Average rating

4.22

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