Race for Home

Race for Home

by Jon Mikkelsen, Nathan Lueth
     
 

Tomas is excited when he sees a poster for a bike race. But he doesn't have a bike! Luckily, he meets Miles, who has an old rusty bike that they can fix up. The boys become friends, but why won't Miles tell Tomas where he lives or invite him over? How are Miles and Tomas supposed to be a team when one of them is keeping secrets?

Overview

Tomas is excited when he sees a poster for a bike race. But he doesn't have a bike! Luckily, he meets Miles, who has an old rusty bike that they can fix up. The boys become friends, but why won't Miles tell Tomas where he lives or invite him over? How are Miles and Tomas supposed to be a team when one of them is keeping secrets?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434207869
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Series:
We Are Heroes Series
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
1,168,656
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
310L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Jon Mikkelsen has written dozens of plays for kids, which have involved aliens, superheroes, and more aliens. He acts on stage and loves performing in front of an audience. Jon also loves sushi, cheeseburgers, and pizza. He loves to travel, and has visited Moscow, Berlin, London, and Amsterdam. He lives in Minneapolis and has a cat named Coco, who does not pay rent.

Nathan Lueth has been a freelance illustrator since 2004. He graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2004, and has done work for companies like Target, General Mills, and Wreked Records. Nathan was a 2008 finalist in Tokyopop's Rising Stars of Manga contest. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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