Run for Your Life
From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories
When forest fires to the north cause mass destruction, cross-country runner, Chris doesn’t see why he has to participate in the charity run to help refugees from the fire. Then Chris becomes friends with Jason, a Native American kid whose family has been displaced by the fire.
When Chris’s dad takes special interest in helping Jason and his family, Chris wonders about his father’s emigration from Iran as a young man, and starts to think about what it means to be a refugee and to have to actually run for your life.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lorimer & Company, Ltd.|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||120|
Author: Trevor Kew
Trevor Kew is an English teacher in Japan and regular contributor to the soccer magazine Free Kick. He is also the author of several Lorimer Sports Stories novels, including Bench Brawl, Trading Goals, and Playing Favourites.
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Lorimer Sports Stories
Realistic, action-packed sports stories for reluctant middle-grade readers. Each book covers a contemporary theme—like bullying, friendship or prejudice—set against the backdrop of a specific sport. Books feature both boy and girl characters in grades 6 to 9, many from diverse… View available downloads →