Jason Reynolds has become a stand-out Young Adult author in recent years, and the first book in his new Track series, Ghost, is no exception.
Ghost is the kind of book I’d like to see in every library, especially in towns where there are a large number of lower class black kids. These kids might finally see themselves represented on the shelf and in these pages. Likewise, the novel offers encouragement and advice that might help guide them through their lives.
I really enjoyed the protagonist, Ghost, and watching him make mistakes and eventually grow as a person. I really loved all the other members of his track team. I look forward to reading the narratives Reynolds gifts each of them.
This was a really fun book to sit down with and I hope that there are plenty of kids who will get their hands on it too.
Author(s): Jason Reynolds
Overall Rating: 4/5
Category: Middle Grade
Format Accessed: ARC
Publisher: Simon & Schuster