The runner

by Voigt, Cynthia.

Format: Print Book 2012
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Bethel Park Public Library Young Adult YA VOIGT Cynthia
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
Collection  Young Adult
Call Number  YA VOIGT Cynthia
You can run from something, or toward something--but can you do both at the same time? Book four in the Newbery-winning cycle from Cynthia Voigt is repackaged with a fresh new look.

Bullet Tillerman runs. He runs to escape the criticism of his harsh, unforgiving father. He runs to numb the pain of his mother's inability to express her love. He is the star of the school track team, but he isn't a team man and doesn't want to be. Bullet runs for himself.
So Bullet doesn't understand why he's been asked to train a new team member, and he's not looking forward to the task. But in coaching Tamer Shipp, Bullet learns some things about himself--who he is, and who he can perhaps become.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Bullet runs 10 miles a day and is state champion, but only in cross-country, never track; fierce and apart, he is determined that no one will box him in. (Mr 15 85)"
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Publisher's Weekly Review: "Voigt's typically powerful novel, first published nearly 10 years ago, centers on a high-school athlete's reevaluation of his solitary existence. Ages 12-up. (July) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Voigt, Cynthia. Tillerman cycle ; bk. 4.
#1 - Homecoming
#2 - Dicey's song
#3 - A Solitary blue
#4 - The Runner
#5 - Come a stranger
#6 - Sons from afar
#7 - Seventeen against the dealer
Subjects Runners (Sports) -- Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Publisher New York :Atheneum Books for Young Readers,2012
Edition 1st Atheneum Books for Young Readers pbk. ed.
Language English
Description 225 pages ; 21 cm.
ISBN 9781442428812 (pbk.)
1442428813 (pbk.)
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