By: Toni Bambara ; Created By: Bransen Morris
Plot and Theme
The story is of a young black girl named squeaky who is apparently pretty fast, and her brother, Raymond, who is special.
As his sister, squeaky always takes care of raymond, which includes her taking him where ever she goes. As squeaky is preparing for the big race, she runs into some obstacles, including a threatening runner, but in the end its about a girl who grows up and realises its not all about her.
How it changed me
This book is a life changer, and made me rethink how I was living. (I'm crying just typing this) My feelings are very strong about this story and it's beautiful characters.
This book is AMAZING, this is the best book I've ever read, EVAR! Including The Catcher In The Rye!