Running for Dave
In Running for Dave, a school track star gets cancer and the rest of the team must find the strength to carry on in his memory. Much more than a story about sports.
Author: Lori Jamison
Reading level: Grade 3.2 (Lexile 560)
Interest level: Grades 6-10
“Running for Dave is a tender story of friendship and loyalty. It would make a valuable addition to a school library, classroom novel set or a teen’s personal collection.” -Resource Links
Running for Dave Teacher’s Guide available for purchase or free with 6 or more copies of this title
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