Ghost by Jason Reynolds


71a3tlpsufl  Ghost by Jason Reynolds, Atheneum Books For Young Readers, 9781481450157, 2016

Format: ARC

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  5

Genre: Realistic Fiction

What did you like about the book? Ghost is a teenager boy with a plan, and a past that might hold him back if he lets it.  But Ghost as people on his side, his Mom , his new track coach and the new members of his track team.  This book by Jason Reynolds is real, descriptive and evokes all sorts of emotion.  The reader is rooting for Ghost to succeed not only on the track, but in life!

Anything you didn’t like about it?  No

Who should buy this book?  Middle School and Public libraries

Where would you shelve it?  Fiction

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? Yes

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City: Amy Bloom, Wilson Middle School, Natick, MA

Date of review: 12/1/2016

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