Read Patina (Track, #2) Online Free - Patina, or Patty, runs like a flash. She runs for many reasons—to escape the taunts from the kids at the fancy-schmancy new school she’s been sent to since she and her little sister had to stop living with their mom. She runs from the reason WHY she’s not able to live with her “real” mom any more: her mom has The Sugar, and Patty is terrified that the disease that took her mom’s legs will one day take her away forever. So Patty’s also running for her mom, who can’t. But can you ever really run away from any of this? As the stress builds up, it’s building up a pretty bad attitude as well. Coach won’t tolerate bad attitude. No day, no way. And now he wants Patty to run relay…where you have to depend on other people? How’s she going to do THAT?
|Title||:||Patina (Track, #2)|
|Number of Pages||:||192 pages|
October 04, 2017
Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend.
Fast-paced, emotionally riveting, and brimming with important messages for young readers. Patina is an outstanding addition to Jason Reynolds' new Track series.
August 30, 2017
Even better than Ghost and I loved Ghost. I'm already exciting about the next book in the series. Sunny, perhaps?
August 10, 2017
You cannot be a children’s librarian or an adult children’s book reviewer if you do not constantly remind yourself that you have to read outside your comfort zone on a regular basis. Our current National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, put this far more eloquently when he...
December 30, 2017
This book was shelved in the YA section at my library, but I'm not sure why, because it's solidly middle-grade. So it skewed younger than I was expecting.
I'm not sure how to summarize this story. It doesn't really have a plot, as it covers a week or so in the life of Patina Jones, from one track...
October 28, 2017
October 04, 2017
Loved this more than Ghost. The writing in Patina was full of lines that made me stop, write, doodle, and snap photos for Instagram. I think Patty might be my favorite Jason Reynolds character to date. A satisfying, feel-good, lovely sequel to a beloved book.
July 07, 2017
My blog review:
A year ago I received a box of ARCs from Simon & Schuster and, poking around, came across Jason Reynolds' Ghost. While I'd heard a great deal about wunderkind Reynolds and read with respect some of his YA work, that he had a middle grade book coming out was a complete surprise...
October 07, 2017
Patina for a Newbery sticker this January! This is pretty close to perfect - it's got wonderful family interactions, different interesting friend groups, a protagonist who is struggling in day-to-day recognizable ways. One thing I love about this is the lack of a central conflict. Instead, Patty...
July 29, 2017
Just as brilliant as the first in this series!
January 14, 2018
Originally posted here at Random Musings of a Bibliophile.
I enjoyed Ghost, the first book in Jason Reynolds' series about the new kids on an elite track team. It was excellent just as everything published so far by Reynolds has been. In 2017 I made his YA book my priority because I do te...