"An energizing and ultimately uplifting tale of the power to change.”
“This compelling read could be an up-to-date twin to Chris Crutcher’s Staying Fat for Sarah Burns.”
"Fry has a great ear for middle school dialogue, and her light, humorous touch will ensure that readers keep turning the pages until the uplifting conclusion.”
—School Library Journal
Thirteen-year-old Bennett is tired of being the “fat kid.” When his father’s stroke scares him into a search for a life without XXL t-shirts and French fries, he discovers that running may be just the escape he needs.