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Book JacketLife At These Speeds The narrator of Jackson's debut novel is Kevin Schuler, an eighth grader from a small Missouri town; he's popular, athletic and dates the cutest girl in school. But his life is shattered when the van carrying most of his friends home from a track meet skids into the river and all on board are killed. From that moment on, Kevin is transformed.
Book JacketWinning Track and Field For Girls Winning Track and Field for Girls offers a history of the sport from the time of the ancient Greeks to the present day and serves as a comprehensive guide for those who want to train safely for several track-and-field events with specific workouts and techniques.
Book JacketSwollen A teenaged girl copes with the death of a star track and field athlete by running. Annotation. Samantha only wants to be loved. By her father, by her best friend, and now by the new boy at school, Farouk. The more time Sam spends with him, the more she can't stop thinking about him. But she's cautious, because people can hurt. To escape, Sam runs track at school, finishing every race, but never pushing herself to the limit.
Book JacketRacing the Past After the death of his abusive father, eleven-year-old Ricky tries to help his younger brother deal with his residual fears and discovers that running helps him deal with his own anger and the taunts of a bullying classmate.
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