Heartbeat, Paperback Book
5 out of 5 (1 rating)


A touching story about a young girl finding her identity and learning how it fits with the many rhythms of life.

Annie loves running, drawing, and her family. She has a best friend called Max who also loves running, but things are not so great in Max's life.

As the two come to terms with growing up and getting on and dealing with the many events and pressures around them a new and wonderful rhythm is established.

A classic novel by a Carnegie Medal-winning author.




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This is a really beautiful book. Blank verse like this is very accessible to children but this has something for all ages.It's the tale of a girl who likes to run whose mother is expecting a baby and grandfather who is getting old. Simple but quite powerful in places.

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