The Running Dream

By: Chenoa Bumpus

Seventeen year old track star, Jessica, is on the rode to a prosperous future in the event of the 800 meter run. However, her future suddenly changes when the side of the track bus is crushing her leg after a brutal crash. Jessica wakes up in the hospital missing a limb. How will she ever run? How will she climb the stairs to her room in her own house? Along Jessica's bumpy rode to recovery, she meets an unlikely friend who teaches her how important it is to appreciate what you have. Is Jessica's race career ending or is it just beginning?

Dranen, W. V. (2012). The Running Dream. Manhattan, NY: Random House Children's