The Fastest Boy in the World - Elizabeth Laird

Suitable for: Key Stage 2, ages 8 - 9

5% of the sale will be donated to a children’s charity.

The Active Literature Studies series provides comprehensive practise and ensures a thorough understanding of Elizabeth Lard's, The Fastest Boy in the World.

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The Fastest Boy in the World:

Eleven-year-old Solomon loves to run! The great athletes of the Ethiopian national team are his heroes and he dreams that one day he will be a gold-medal-winning athlete like them, in spite of his ragged shorts and bare feet.

But Solomon's grandfather has other plans. As Solomon follows him through the big, overwhelming streets, he learns something he cannot believe. The strict old man is a war hero who once risked his life to save a friend and has been in hiding ever since. When grandfather collapses, Solomon knows that getting help from his village is up to him. It's a twenty-mile run from the city to home, and grandfather's life hangs in the balance. Can the small bare-footed runner with the big heart do it?

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The Fastest Boy in the World - Elizabeth Laird

The Fastest Boy in the World - Elizabeth Laird

Suitable for: Key Stage 2, ages 8 - 9

5% of the sale will be donated to a children’s charity.

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