Friday, May 7, 2010

Non-fiction Summer Reading for Young Adults: KICKING UP DIRT

KICKING UP DIRT by Ashley Fiolek with Caroline Ryder Summer is fast approaching and teachers and students may be thinking about appropriate books for summer reading. Students interested in an uplifting personal story should be sure to check out Kicking Up Dirt by Ashley Fiolek with Caroline Ryder.

Kicking Up Dirt is Ashley’s own remarkable and improbable story. Born profoundly deaf, Ashley developed an early passion for motocross racing – a passion which led her to become the top female competitor in the sport at age nineteen. Kicking Up Dirt is narrated with the spunk and candor that has made Ashley successful in overcoming personal and professional obstacles. Her story and attitude is infectious and sure to appeal to young adult readers looking for a fun summer read.

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