running dreams - Jada Jensen Ms Bullock English7 The Running Dream The Running Dreams was written by the amazing author Wendelin Van Draanen Her

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Jada Jensen Ms. Bullock English7 10-14-13 The Running Dream “The Running Dreams” was written by the amazing author Wendelin Van Draanen. Her book was first published in January of 2011. She also wrote the books “Flipped” and “Runaway.” “Flipped” is also a movie. She won her Edgar Award for her works in the Juvenile field. She is originally from Chicago, Illinois. Now she lives with her husband and two sons in California. Jessica Carlisle is the star of the book. Fiona Bartlett is Jessica’s best friend. Kyro is the track couch. Rosa Brazzi is a girl with cerebral palsy that becomes Jessica’s friend. Gavin Vance is Jessica’s crush. The story is about a six-teen year old girl named Jessica and how she dills with the loss of her leg in an accident. Since the 3 rd grade she has been a runner. Now she feels that her life is over. She thinks her whole life is running. She in angry and has no hope that she will never run again, even with prosthesis. She does not want any visitors not even her sister. One day her mom lets Fiona in because her mom thinks she needs socialization. A couple days later Gavin, her crush, comes to see her.

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