Her purpose of writing this book was just to acknowledge young adult readers that life is nothing without hope. A vocabulary list featuring The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen Part I. The famous novel The Running Dream that had inspired and touched the lives of many teenage girls and boys across the globe is now being made a major motion picture. This would be awful enough on its own but Jessica is a runner on the day of the accident in fact shes just won a big race at her schools track meet. And grow back so easily Wendelin Van Draanen The Running Dream. Thats what I do. Just the synopsis alone is enough for anyone to pick the book up and immediately start reading it. If you prefer to read online this book by Wendelin Van Draanen then press the ebook reader icon instead. But with the help of her friends and a hidden strength discovered deep within she just may find the courage --- and the means --- to run again. Hear about Wendelin Van Draanens new young adult novel The Running Dream. For teens and tweens theres Flipped The Running Dream Confessions of a Serial Kisser and Runaway. Wendelin discusses her inspiration for the book the research that went into creat. The Running Dream study guide contains a biography of Wendelin Van Draanen literature essays quiz questions major themes characters and a full summary and analysis. WENDELIN VAN DRAANEN recently ran her first marathon. So when a tragic bus accident leaves her with an amputated leg her entire world screeches to a painful dead end. Track star Jessica is devastated when her leg must be amputated after a terrible car accident but she is determined to run again. And for younger readers check out the Shredderman quartet and the Gecko and Sticky series. The main characters of this young adult realistic fiction story are. The author of the book Wendelin Van Draanen has set the release date of the movie to the August of 2015 and the trailer release within the end of this month of May 2015. Wendelin Van Draanen lives in Central California with her husband and two sons.