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It's not the taking part, it's the winning that counts for Patina!

Patty, as she's known to her friends and family, has lost a lot in her life - her dad died when she was young, her mum has lost her legs and now she has to live with her uncle and his wife. On top of that Patty has to go to the poshest school that ever existed. Now her running team has become a relay team and independent "I can do everything by myself" Patty has to work with her team mates to win.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 15mm | 244g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1999642554
  • 9781999642556
  • 36,974

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"The real prize is Patina's voice. Powerful without being preachy, her language has a rhythmic pulse filled with humour, wonder and insight" - NEW YORK TIMES; "Reynolds creates a fully dimensional, conflicted character whose hard-earned pragmatism helps her bring her relay team together" - KIRKUS REVIEWS
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About Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds is the winner of more than 25 US and international awards, including the 2018 Edgar Award and LA Times Book Prize, Newbery Award, Printz Award and two time Walter Dean Myers Award winner. A New York Times bestselling author, his books include Long Way Down, Miles Morales, Boy in the Black Suit and the Run series (Ghost, Patina, Sunny and Lu).
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7,496 ratings
4.18 out of 5 stars
5 38% (2,835)
4 45% (3,410)
3 15% (1,087)
2 2% (119)
1 1% (45)
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