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Thanks a lot, universe —Lucas, Chad, author.

"Brian has always been anxious, whether at home, or in class, or on the basketball court. His dad tries to get him to stand up for himself and his mom helps as much as she can, but after he and his brother are placed in ...

The honest truth —Gemeinhart, Dan, author.

A boy named Mark, tired of being sick with cancer, conceives a plan to climb Mount Rainier, and runs away from home with his dog, Beau -- but with over two hundred miles between him and his goal, and only anger at his si...

The curvy tree —Colfer, Chris, 1990-, author.
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A friendless girl who is teased for being different runs away from her village in tears and finds herself having a conversation with a very unusual tree, who tells a story of how his differences not only saved his life, ...

The collected works of Gretchen Oyster —Fagan, Cary, author.

"Who is Gretchen Oyster? The discovery of a series of mysterious handmade postcards distracts Hartley from trouble at home. Hartley Staples, near-graduate of middle school, is grappling with the fact that his older broth...

The higher power of Lucky —Patron, Susan.

Fearing that her legal guardian plans to abandon her to return to France, ten-year-old aspiring scientist Lucky Trimble determines to run away while also continuing to seek the Higher Power that will bring stability to h...

Come home, Angus —Downes, Patrick, 1968- author.

Little Angus wakes up angry, and decides to run away from home when his mother scolds him for being rude--but he is very soon lost, hungry, and more than a little frightened.

Dandelion days —Harrison, Troon.

Millie convinces her mother to let her take the radial railway to stay with her friend Molly, who is living with a farm family north of Toronto, where she saves a runaway boy from the Don River.

The beautiful lost —Rice, Luanne, author.

There are three things to know about Maia: 1. Ever since her mother left, she has struggled with depression, which once got so bad she had to go to an institution for a while. She doesn't want to go back. 2. Maia is cert...

The great good summer —Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton.

Twelve-year-old Ivy Green, whose mother may have run off with a charismatic preacher to Panhandle, Florida, and classmate Paul Dobbs, who wants to see a Space Shuttle before the program's scrapped, team up for a summer a...

Runaway —Van Draanen, Wendelin.

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.

The Thief Lord —Funke, Cornelia, 1958- author.

Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they have found shelter with--and protection from--Venice's "Thief Lord."

The bridge home —Venkatraman, Padma, author. 1969-

Four determined homeless children make a life for themselves in Chennai, India.

The black book of secrets —Higgins, F. E.

When Ludlow Fitch's parents betray him, he flees to a remote village and apprentices himself to Joe Zabbidou--a mysterious pawnbroker who trades secrets, not goods, for cash--but even as he records the villagers' confess...

The adventures of Tom Sawyer —Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.

Written in 1876, this is a novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River.

The disappearing boy —Tilson, Sonia, author.

"Thirteen-year-old Neil MacLeod feels like a fish out of water. He's trying to adjust to his new life in Ottawa, but it's half a continent away from his friends in Vancouver, not to mention a whole lot colder. Even worse...

From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler —Konigsburg, E. L.

Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself.

Orphan eleven —Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957- author.

In 1939, after cruel treatment at her orphanage renders her mute, Lucy runs away and joins the circus, working with the elephants and unaware that the orphanage matrons are hunting for her.

Cookie —Wilson, Jacqueline.

The girls at school tease Beauty Cookson because she is really not very beautiful. Worse than the teasing at school though is the hurtful criticism from her father. But Beauty's mother adores her, and when things get too...

Hideout —Key, Watt, author.

"Twelve-year-old Sam has been given a fishing boat by his father, but he hates fishing. Instead he uses the boat to disappear for hours at a time, exploring the forbidden swampy surroundings of his bayou home. Then he di...

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