Harry Miller's Run

By ALMOND, David

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9780763689759
Publisher
Candlewick


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Starred Review on March 1, 2017  |  Xpress Reviews Web Only

Gr 4–6—In this charming generational tale, elderly, frail Harry Miller shares a piece of his past with 11-year old Liam and his kindly mother, who are helping Harry pack up his home and move into a nursing home. Liam has been training for the Junior Great Northern Run, a short version of the now-famous annual half-marathon from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields, England. Seeing Liam in his race entry T-shirt prompts Harry to recall a hot April day in 1938 when he, at age 11, and two friends spontaneously and exuberantly embarked on the same run just to cool off with a swim in the North Sea. A...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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