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The Quickest Kid in Clarksville Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452129365
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Chronicle Books - February 9th, 2016

Alta knows she's the quickest kid in Clarksville, TN - Wilma Rudolph's hometown - even though her shoes are a little beat up. But Charmaine, in her snazzy new sneaks, thinks she can best Alta in a foot race. Frank Morrison's illustrations are a treat: he portrays both runners as contagiously exuberant and physics-defying. Though egos and body parts bruise, the two girls ultimately team together to keep moving forward. Sometimes, life is easier as a relay.