Patina, or Patty, is the fastest runner. She runs for her mother, who lost her legs to the Sugar. Patina lives with her aunt and uncle, and takes care of her little sister. This book is the second in Reynold's Track series and is another instant hit. The fast paced, family dynamics suck you is as Patina tries to balance school, family, track, and life in general. When life throws curves your way how to you respond?