Lu / Jason Reynolds.

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: "Lu knows he can lead Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and the team to victory at the championships, but it might not be as easy as it seems. Suddenly, there are hurdles in Lu's way--literally and not-so-literally--and Lu needs to figure out, fast, what winning the gold really means"-- Provided by publisher.
    • Notes:
      "A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
      Accelerated Reader 4.0.
    • Other Titles:
      Lu. sometimes you gotta jump anyway....
    • ISBN:
      9781481450249
      1481450247
      9781481450256
      1481450255
    • Accession Number:
      2018025798
    • Accession Number:
      on1022637962
      1022637962
    • Accession Number:
      fay.596735
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      REYNOLDS, J. Lu. First edition. [s. l.]: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2018. ISBN 9781481450249. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596735. Acesso em: 29 maio. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Reynolds J. Lu. First edition. Atheneum Books for Young Readers; 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596735. Accessed May 29, 2020.
    • APA:
      Reynolds, J. (2018). Lu (First edition.). Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Reynolds, Jason. 2018. Lu. First edition. Track: Book 4. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596735.
    • Harvard:
      Reynolds, J. (2018) Lu. First edition. Atheneum Books for Young Readers (Track: Book 4). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596735 (Accessed: 29 May 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Reynolds, J 2018, Lu, First edition., Track: Book 4, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, viewed 29 May 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Reynolds, Jason. Lu. First edition., Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2018. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596735.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Reynolds, Jason. Lu. First edition. Track: Book 4. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596735.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Reynolds J. Lu [Internet]. First edition. Atheneum Books for Young Readers; 2018 [cited 2020 May 29]. (Track: Book 4). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596735

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2018 October #1

*Starred Review* Lu is the man, the kid, the guy. The one and only. Not only was he a miracle baby but he is albino. He's special down to his gold chains and diamond earrings, but he feels a little less once-in-a-lifetime when his parents tell him they're pregnant again. On top of this sobering news, he's leading the Defenders alongside a cocaptain who isn't pleased about sharing the title; and he's training for the 110-meter hurdles, choking at every leap. As the championship approaches, can he prove his uniqueness one final time? As with the prior titles, the final installment in the four-book Track series is uplifting and moving, full of athletic energy and eye-level insight into the inner-city middle-school track-team experience. While it must be said that Lu has the least distinct voice of the four narrators—and given that Reynolds has proven himself to be an absolute master of voice, that is disappointing—this story is not a letdown. Virtually every subplot is a moving moral lesson on integrity, humility, or reconciliation, and Reynolds wraps up his powerful series with a surprising ending, all while scattering rewarding details about Ghost, Patina, and Sunny to let the reader truly revel in this multidimensional world as it comes to a close. Grades 5-8. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2019 Spring

While preparing for the track championship and competing in a new event--the hurdles--Defenders co-captain Lu, who has albinism, learns a secret about his father that could potentially upend their close relationship. Meanwhile, Lu also must face a nemesis from his past. Reynolds takes great care in crafting multidimensional characters who confront real dilemmas and demonstrate that our shortcomings do not ultimately define us. Copyright 2019 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

Horn Book Magazine Reviews 2018 #6

It is an eventful summer for Lu, the co-captain of the Defenders track team, whose swagger is matched only by his speed. Not only does Lu discover that he is going to be a big brother but he is also preparing for the track championship and competing in a new event—the hurdles. As he soon learns, running hurdles is not just about getting over them, but also about how you perceive them. Lu comes to realize that everyone has hurdles—some are physical (Lu has albinism), some are emotional, some are created by others, and some are self-created. As preparations for the big meet continue, Lu learns a secret about his father that has the potential to upend their close relationship, and he also must face a nemesis from his past. Will Lu clear all his hurdles? In this fourth and final installment of the Track series (Ghost, rev. 11/16; Patina, rev. 11/17; Sunny, rev. 7/18), Reynolds explores redemption and how the people we love and admire the most are not exempt from individual challenges; however, focusing on the bigger picture—family, community, teamwork—helps us to navigate and overcome what gets in our way. Reynolds takes great care in crafting multidimensional characters who face real dilemmas and demonstrate that our shortcomings do not ultimately define who we are. monique harris Copyright 2018 Horn Book Magazine Reviews.