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The Track Training Diary of a Not-So-Fast Skinny Kid

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
In his second year of middle school, a non-athletic boy wants to be popular. His normal activities include band, and the robotics club. He records his hilarious obstacles and challenges when he joins the track team. In this humorous story for middle grade boys; The Track Training Diary of a Not-So-Fast Skinny Kid, Jack Vandergriff soon finds out that he is not in the great ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 12th 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Tiffany PSquared
THIS IS MY DAUGHTER'S REVIEW (9 years old)

This book was mainly about a little boy named Jack trying to be great at something before leaving middle school. When he tried out for track, he found that he could possibly be great!

What I Liked
-I liked that it was about running because I love to run.
-The book was really funny!

What I Didn't Like
-I like books that have pictures around every chapter or two, but this book did not have any pictures at all.
-In some places the editing could have been
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Sandra Athans
Jul 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Track Training Diary of a Not-So-Fast Skinny Kid by Tracie Choates presents a funny story that’s just perfect for every Not-So-Confident, Not-So-Popular, and Not-So-In-Charge kid in upper elementary and middle school! No doubt members of this vast readership will readily connect to the main character, Jack. They share similar challenges and hard-earned successes both in and outside of school. Fitting in, classmates, best friends, younger siblings, and family matters are the components and ch ...more
Paula Morrow
Jul 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
THE TRACK TRAINING DIARY OF A NOT-SO-FAST SKINNY KID is filled with humor, quirky characters, and laugh-out-loud adventures. All Jack Vandergriff wants is to be awesome at something in middle school. Track seems like a good idea, right? Unfortunately there are a few problems. Like, as a runner, he's not so fast. Like, his bratty little sister has a big mouth. Like, his best friend Broc turns into an enemy for no reason Jack can figure out. Jack starts a diary to record all his great races. But h ...more
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