Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club.
It’s Tuesday, so what should we talk about today? How about new books!
Each week we look at a book that’s either just been released or soon to be hitting shelves, but either way they should be on your wish lists!
This week: The Race by Roy Peachy
Publisher: Cranachan Publishing
Release Date: 03/06/2021
Get ready for the race of your life…
This is what it feels like when I’m running. When I’m running fast, I feel free.
12-year-old Lili is determined to defeat her arch rival in front of the Queen during her school’s anniversary celebrations.
Adopted from China as a baby, Lili also has personal challenges to overcome, but when her training is thrown into chaos by events outside her control, she realises that she must choose between family and the race of her life.
Meanwhile in 1944, Eric Liddell, hero of the 1924 Olympics, finds himself in a war zone. Separated from his family, he is getting ready to run his final race in a prison camp in China when his lifelong principles are challenged by the imprisoned children he is trying to help…
You can pick it up the book from https://uk.bookshop.org/ or check out your local bookshop.