Synopses & Reviews
One day Freddie Ramos comes home from school and finds a strange box just for him. What's inside? ZAPATO POWER-shoes that change Freddie's life by giving him super speed! "Designed for early readers, this chapter book includes frequent black-and-white cartoon illustrations featuring kids with outsized round heads....The few Spanish words establish the boy's ethnicity but will be understood in context....An unusually appealing early chapter book." Kirkus Reviews
Freddie finds a mysterious package outside his apartment containing sneakers that allow him to run faster than a train, and inspire him to perform heroic deeds.