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On the Road to Find Out

By Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Inspiring tale of teen who gains perspective by running.

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Alice isn't always an easy character to like. She doesn't ask her best friend Jenni much about her own life, and she even forgets her mom's big birthday party. But readers will see throughout that there's something special about her; her love of learning and for her pet rat set her apart from the average teen girl.

Readers will learn a lot about running, rats, and vocabulary words. But it's the big messages about being willing to make mistakes and fail that readers will find inspiring and -- especially for teens with their own college-application anxieties -- reassuring.

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