Freddie Ramos Springs Into Action

Freddie has shoes that give him super speed. It’s hard to be a superhero and a regular kid at the same time, especially when your shoes give you even more power! Freddie needs an on/off switch for his super speed, so Mr. Vaslov, who created the shoes, decides to invent a remote control, but he gets more than he planned. When his young neighbor’s ball goes missing, Freddie uses his new powers to find it…and Mr. Vaslov!

  • 96 Pages
  • 5.25" x 7.5"
  • 9780807594834
  • September 2011

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  • There’s plenty of action as Freddie twice rescues his neighbor’s ball, makes excuses to avoid running so his shoes won’t smoke and gets stuck in a tree before performing a heroic rescue. Freddie’s Hispanic heritage shows in descriptions of food and references to his deceased abuela, both worked in naturally…Boys who are able early readers will particularly appreciate this series; a third title is already on the way.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • Engaging and fast-paced, this title will bait many young imaginations, particularly among the Flat Stanley crowd.

    - School Library Journal


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Common Core

RL.1.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9 RL.2.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10

Activities & Resources


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 1.0
  • ATOS Level: 2.9