Running Free (The Royal Academy of Sport for Girls #4)
|Series:||The Royal Academy of Sport for Girls|
Can hurdling champion Josie find a way to improve her studies as well as follow her gold medal dreams at the Academy? With the Royal Academy of Sport for Girls end of year Athletics Carnival fast approaching, golden girl of the track, Josie Ingram, and her team mates are training hard together, with the hope of dominating the medal tally. It seems like nothing can stop them from reaching their dreams. However, when Josie finds out she is failing Maths and English her world is turned upside down. If she doesn't improve her grades in the upcoming exams she won't be allowed to compete at the Carnival! Forced to concentrate on her schoolwork and banned from any track practice sessions, Josie feels like giving up. Everything she has trained for will mean nothing if she can't compete. Can Josie commit to her studies and hold onto her chances of a podium finish? Or will she accept an easy offer that spells major trouble?
Ever since she learnt to hold a pen, Laura Sieveking has loved creating stories. She remembers hiding in her room as a six-year-old, writing a series of books about an unlikely friendship between a princess and a bear. As an adult, Laura has spent the vast majority of her career working in publishing as an editor. After several years, she decided to put down her red pen and open up her laptop to create a series of her own. The Academy series is a combination of all Laura's favourite things - writing, friendship and sport, and take her back to her happy childhood memories of gymnastics training and competition. Laura lives in Sydney with her husband and two children.