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Before the legend...before the icon...there was a teenager named Clark Kent. — — Clark and his friends are preparing for the Multicultural Day celebration in Smallville. As the festival approaches, several racially motivated attacks take place. Flyers for the festival are burned, a friend's house is trashed, and a runaway oil truck narrowly misses another friend's home. Od ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published April 16th 2003 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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In "Speed", Clark Kent and his friends are preparing for the Multicultural Day celebration in Smallville. Immediately, a series of racially motivated crimes begins. The first incident is more of a prank, but soon the attacks become violent and potentially deadly. Clark's friends Shaaban Mwariri and Tina Wu are the main targets. To make matters worse, the attacker is able to commit these crimes in no time at all and without being seen. It is up to Clark and his friends to found out who is respons ...more
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