Run for Your Life

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 19:00
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Run for Your Life
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by Marilyn Levy. Houghton Mifflin Co.
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While living in a housing project in Oakland, California, thirteen-year-old Kisha joins a track team which helps her discover that she can be a winner. Thirteen-year-old Kisha tries to escape the Oakland projects & her parents' crumbling marriage by joining a track team that has been started by a new community center director. Based on the true story of a girls' track team that was started to provide an alternative to street life in one of the toughest housing projects in Oakland, California.

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Run for Your Life
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Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 12:09
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Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 12:09
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