All summer, Jess pushed himself to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade, and when the year's first school-yard race was run, he was going to win.But his victory was stolen by a newcomer, by a girl, one who didn't even know enough to stay on the girls' side of the playground. Then, unexpectedly, Jes
matthew_forehand shared a tip "If you love my girl read this book"
addie_anderson_6277 shared a tip "Loved this as a kid. Tearjerker."
nascent_ancient shared a tip "A classic from my childhood."
mica_hart shared a tip "It is a great kids book that deals with deep troubles. I loved it!"
keren_dove shared a tip "Yes! Which did you like better?"
stacy_morrison_9666 shared a tip "I loved it!"
maximus_prime___gsd shared a tip "Well written definitely reaches a soft almost sad spot."
shimloo shared a tip "Loved it, American classic"
chelseajsr shared a tip "It’s a great book. I haven’t read it in years."
sarah_crandell_9101 shared a tip "Currently the Alchemist by Pablo Coelho is my favorite book, but it's trying to give me an exestential crisis. What's yours?"
kristina_bedard shared a tip "This book was one of the few books I enjoyed reading as a kid. Truly a great read for a kid."
karis_bland shared a tip "Definitely worth it!! You could probably read it in a day or so, and I think it's best read in one sitting"
Gemveager shared a tip "It was a really good book! Although if your going to read it, be prepared to cry."
daina_7970 shared a tip "i was crying in 6th grade class"
bethany_mabie shared a tip "I cried for a good hour"
tanya_de_armas shared a tip "Yes. A long time ago. It was cute."
katie_9873 shared a tip "The movie and book are alike but not everything is gonna be the same as the book."
stephanie_ullery shared a tip "I like this particular book, though I have not read any of her other work."
emily_lyn shared a tip "Yes it’s very cute"
janie_martin shared a tip "Absoutely the best book I’ve ever read in my life. Cannot count how many times I’ve read it"
cloe- shared a tip "I have! It was good, and sad!"
karen_lagunowich shared a tip "Yep. I enjoyed it...haven’t read the book since I was a kid, so I can’t compare the two very well."
lizzy_kern shared a tip "I haven't seen the movie yet but the book is really good"
pj_miller shared a tip "Return to all the possibilities of childhood"
michelle_randall_3343 shared a tip "The book was excellent."
laura_vanderlip shared a tip "I'm not sure, thjs is the only book I've read by her, but I did enjoy it!"
sarah_s_ shared a tip "Loved it as a young person"
ashykatsans shared a tip "My favorite book of all time. Makes me cry every time"
stephanie_gibson_674 shared a tip "One of my favorite books as a kid!"
allie_coffey_8797 shared a tip "This is the only book i’ve read of this author but from what I remember I liked the writing"
ajatinker_bea shared a tip "Beautiful book, ripped my heart out in fifth grade. Great read, though!"
lindsey_clark_1078 shared a tip "Sad but still a great read."
abby_larson_8464 shared a tip "Yes! I read the book when I was younger and enjoyed it very much; I would say that it is targeted for 4th-6th grade."
sydney_b_4744 shared a tip "I read this in 5th grade with my class and I absolutely LOVED this book! I 100% recommend!"
destiny_barker_5193 shared a tip "Read it in my 5th grade class and I cried in class very good"
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