FROM THE BACK COVER:
"Jessica Whitefield can't wait to get to class to see what Danny Jackson will do next. He's only been at Sweet Valley Middle School for a couple of months but he's already welll known as the best runner on the track team and has a major troublemaker. While Jessica is enjoying the effect of Danny's bad influence is having on her classes, her sister, Elizabeth, is worried. Doesn't Danny realize that his pranks are going to get him thrown off the track team for good?
When Elizabeth writes a story on Danny and the track team for the school paper, she discovers the real reason he's been getting into trouble. It's something he's been hiding from everyone. Can Elizabeth help Danny without betraying him?"