Buy the selected items together This item: Maybe I was reading a book for young adults and didn’t know it. Chance is a senior and all he is focused on is leaving school and leaving the boat. He gets a job to only run around the whole beach with a backpack. Books by Carl Deuker. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

One day, he was going to the locker room to take a shower and a fat man stopped him. This book shows the struggle and the development of Chances relationship with his father. At one point I actually had to check previous pages to verify that the author actually wanted us to believe the main character was a teenager. Chance was in mourning and stayed at Melissa’s house for a while. Hardcover , pages. He ran every day. He has an opportunity to live a life of luxury, but he chooses to keep proving himself and live on his own.

With an exciting plot and interesting characters, Runner will not allow you to put it down. This creates the illusion that the suspense is greater than it actually would have been without the great suspense. Three reasons that make my claim true are it has suspense, a lot of conflict, and relatable situations.

Chance really enjoyed running. Running runher calming for him, as it is for me too.

Runjer also really liked this book because the main character was a teenager and I was able to connect to his thoughts.

When I read the blurb, I immediately picked it up because it enticed me and the price was just so wonderful that I couldn’t leave it there.


Join Chance, as he wrestles deuked his emotions and thoughts on what choice to make in, Runner! Maybe I was reading a book for young adults and didn’t know it. His father cannot keep a steady job and they really start struggling to pay their bills.


English Choose a language for shopping. One of my favorite reads for teens, especially boys. If it’s successful at all and I know this review has been pretty savageit is an easy read for struggling readers who need something that won’t insult their intelligence.

Chance’s mother left without warning, and now chance has to pay rent because his father is a veteran, with a drinking problem. Anyway, what did I love specifically about it? Dec 08, Daniel Moss added it. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Enter Melissa, daughter of the richest man in town, who, coincidentally used to be friends with Chance’s dad in school Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Suspenseful, fast-paced, and timely, this novel avoids easy answers as it examines issues of terrorism and patriotism, fear and courage, and lives of privilege and poverty. Send your email To.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The story is ok. This book is the story of a poor teenager, named Chance Taylor, living on a dinky little sailboat and who goes to a school filled with snotty rich kids. Oct 16, Micah rated it it was amazing. These links will automatically appear in your email. They also love the plot, especially sgnopsis twists at the end. I was moved by when the boat blew up with Chances dad was in the boat because after that everything was just so sad, and I felt like crying for the rest of the book the author did a good job in making us visualize the whole book by using great description of everything.


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It’s just not that type of book darnit. The book intrigued me when Chance starts to make some really bad decisions that we have a great impact on him down the road. Apr 20, Tylor added it. I thought the book syno;sis kind of boring because it took a long time for the climax to happen which I didn’t like.

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I love to run as well. Terrorism, courage, money, an adolescent, what couldn’t be awesome? Interest is created on how they each view life.

Often, people make decisions based runnef what would help them the most in their current situation. It would have been nice to have gotten to know Chance and the other characters on a deeper level. One step from both homelessness and hunger, Chance worries about things other kids his age never give a thought: Cxrl blame my hormones but in the end, I felt the characters pain and I connected even more to the character.