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Patina: Track, Book 2

By Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Girl learns teamwork on track, at home in engaging sequel.

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age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

It shows kids about thow the real world is.

I loved how it showed a different perspective of the characters, and if your read the other novels, they did to!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (4):

Solid storytelling and compelling action combines with well-rounded and lovable characters to make Patina, the second book in Jason Reynolds' Track series, a winner. Readers will readily identify with Patty as she tries to juggle all the responsibilities of school, family, and sports and the worries and grief that keep her running. They will also recognize the internal pressure kids put on themselves to take on adult-level responsibilities and to always be "fine."

Parents and teachers will love how Reynolds incorporates solid conflict resolution strategies and uses the concept of a relay race as a model of teamwork on the track and in families.

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