Lu

Title

Lu

Authors

Jason Reynolds

Publisher

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9781481450249

Pages

218 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Lu knows he can lead Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and the team to victory at the championships, but it might not be as easy as it seems. Suddenly, there are hurdles in Lu's way--literally and not-so-literally--and Lu needs to figure out, fast, what winning the gold really means--

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

570L

Diversity Topics

Race & Culture; Biracial / Multiracial; Race discrimination; biracial / multiracial family

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black / African-American / Brown-skinned

Keywords

athlete; albino; bullying; growth; family; track

Diversity Impact

direct

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