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
addie_anderson_6277 shared a tip "Loved this as a kid. Tearjerker."
brailee_blakemore shared a tip "I read this so long ago and love rereading it but I cry so hard every time this book is amazing🙌"
nascent_ancient shared a tip "A classic from my childhood."
keren_dove shared a tip "Yes! Which did you like better?"
mica_hart shared a tip "It is a great kids book that deals with deep troubles. I loved it!"
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"
annabanana07 shared a tip "This book made me fall in love with reading in 4th grade. No matter what age the morals this story teaches are unforgettable."
shimloo shared a tip "Loved it, American classic"
kaelyn_kurz shared a tip "the most heartbreaking book but the writing was absolutely stunning"
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"
matthew_forehand shared a tip "If you love my girl read this book"
emareon_mauldin shared a tip "Cried so much when I read this in school"
lani_kae shared a tip "Such a light hearted and sweet book…well until..I can’t tell you! It’s a must read!"
mia_cueto shared a tip "Read this a few years ago! It’s rlly good"
bad_ideas shared a tip "Good"
Skyelander shared a tip "I read this book as a child and it has been with me ever since"
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"
izzy_picking shared a tip "I cried so hard and then watched the movie and cried even harder! 10/10 recommend. Nice short read for a sad night."
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"
sarah_lynncc 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?"
chelseajsr shared a tip "It’s a great book. I haven’t read it in years."
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"
stacy_morrison_9666 shared a tip "I loved it!"
cloe- shared a tip "I have! It was good, and sad!"
Gemveager shared a tip "It was a really good book! Although if your going to read it, be prepared to cry."
maximus_prime___gsd shared a tip "Well written definitely reaches a soft almost sad spot."
daina_7970 shared a tip "i was crying in 6th grade class"
bethany_mabie shared a tip "I cried for a good hour"
lena_flynn_3234 shared a tip "Read this in a day it had me SOBBING AH !"
ella_primeaux shared a tip "I loved how it was written and showed the attraction between the boy and the girl… Also made me cry so hard!"
awesome_user_380086 shared a tip "This is absolutely one of my favorite books of all time, it is very sad though."
hubububumax1 shared a tip "My all time favorite."
rachael_e. shared a tip "This made me cry, and books that do that are automatic favorites"
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