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  • Short-listed, Shining Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice), 2022
  • Nominated, OLA Silver Birch Award Express Award, Non-fiction, 2022
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2022

Race with Me! Canadian Title

By Andre De Grasse   and Robert Budd   Illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443187558 Hardcover
32 Pages | 9" x 9" | Ages 6 to 10

A celebration of sport and Andre De Grasse’s positive, winning attitude

Everyone gets nervous butterflies. I don’t let that feeling stop me.

I love the feeling of being proud of myself. I can only feel it by trying my best.

My butterflies just mean I am excited to run.

Lace up your shoes and get ready for race day with Canada’s 2019 Athlete of the Year, Andre De Grasse!

Find out what it was like for him as an underdog, and how he motivates himself to face every challenge, in this inspiring celebration of sport.

Filled with full-colour photos and illustrations, this book covers themes of reflection, mindfulness and gratitude sure to motivate all kinds of readers.