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  • Runaway [downloadable ebook]


    by Wendelin Van Draanen


    Summary: After running away from her fifth foster home, Holly, a twelve-year-old orphan, travels across the country, keeping a journal of her experiences and struggle to survive.


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  • We were here [downloadable ebook]

    We were here2009

    by Matt de la Peña


    Summary: Haunted by the event that sentences him to time in a group home, Miguel breaks out with two unlikely companions and together they begin their journey down the California coast hoping to get to Mexico and a new life.


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  • Desperate measures [downloadable ebook]

    Desperate measures2011

    by Laura Summers

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Vicky, her brain-damaged twin sister, and her delinquent little brother run away together to keep from being split up by the foster care system.


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  • Solace of the road [downloadable ebook]

    Solace of the road2009

    by Siobhan Dowd


    Summary: While running away from a London foster home just before her fifteenth birthday, Holly has ample time to consider her years of residential care and her early life with her Irish mother, whom she is now trying to reach.


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  • Skate [downloadable ebook]


    by Michael B Harmon


    Summary: Facing a disintegrating home life and trouble at school, teenager Ian McDermott runs away with his younger brother to Washington State in search of safety, justice, and their long-absent father.


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  • Blink & Caution [downloadable ebook]

    Blink & Caution2011

    by Tim Wynne-Jones


    Summary: Two teenagers who are living on the streets and barely getting by become involved in a complicated criminal plot, and make an unexpected connection with each other.


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  • The hunted [downloadable ebook] / a mystery in Glacier National Park

    The hunted / a mystery in Glacier National Park2007

    by Gloria Skurzynski


    Summary: The Landon family travels to Glacier National Park to investigate why grizzly bear cubs are disappearing and become involved with a ten-year-old Mexican runaway boy.


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  • See you around, Sam! [downloadable ebook]

    See you around, Sam!1996

    by Lois Lowry


    Summary: Sam Krupnik, mad at his mother because she will not let him wear his new plastic fangs in the house, decides to run away to Alaska.


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