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106 Results
The candy country and how they ran away —Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
EBook
2011

In this story, written for children and published in 1885, the wind whisks Lily and her red umbrella to a land made entirely of candy. But Lily soon realizes things are not as sweet or simple as they seem. This tale come...

Solace of the road —Dowd, Siobhan.

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.

Whistling past the graveyard a novel —Crandall, Susan.
Book On CD
2013
Availability: 1 of 1

In the summer of 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's home. Mamie is the nearest thing to family Starla has. After being put on restriction yet again for her sassy mouth, ...

A tap on the window —Barclay, Linwood, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2014
Availability: 0 of 0

It's been two months since private investigator Cal Weaver's teenage son, Scott, died in a drug-related accident. Cal is mired in grief he can't move past, and that has clouded his judgment. Because he made a grave mista...

Solace of the road —Dowd, Siobhan.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

Memories of Mum are the only thing that make Holly Hogan happy. She hates her foster family with their too-nice ways and their false sympathy. Then she finds the wig, and everything changes. Wearing the long, flowing blo...

Skate —Harmon, Michael B.

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.

The beggars' ride —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-

Twelve-year-old Clare flees an unhappy home life and tries to survive on the streets of Atlantic City with a small gang of homeless kids, each of whom has his own secret reason for distrusting society.

Nochita —Felix, Dia.

""Nochita shimmers with humor and delight, she burns with stark raving intelligence."--Mary Gaitskill "In Nochita, Dia Felix builds an extraordinarily rich and inventive language to carry the kaleidoscopic point of view ...

Thief River Falls —Freeman, Brian, 1963-
Book On MP3
2020
Availability: 1 of 1

Lisa Power is a tortured ghost of her former self. The author of a bestselling thriller called Thief River Falls, named after her rural Minnesota hometown, Lisa is secluded in her remote house as she struggles with the l...

Out in the open : a novel —Carrasco, Jesús, author.

"A searing dystopian vision of a young boy's flight through an unnamed, savaged country, searching for sanctuary and redemption--from one of Europe's bestselling literary stars. A young boy has fled his home. He's pursue...

Thief River Falls —Freeman, Brian, 1963- author.
Large Print
2021
Availability: 2 of 2

Lisa Power is a tortured ghost of her former self. The author of a bestselling thriller called Thief River Falls, named after her rural Minnesota hometown, Lisa is secluded in her remote house as she struggles with the l...

The doll funeral : a novel —Hamer, Kate, author.

""[Evokes] both Jeanette Winterson and Ian McEwan. an elegiac and uplifting novel about the indissoluble bonds between mothers and daughters, and a reminder of how the imagination can set you free." -- The Guardian On Ru...

The ballad of Huck and Miguel —DeRoche, Tim, author.

In this modern-day retelling of Twain's classic, Huck runs away from his addict father alongside an undocumented Mexican immigrant wrongfully accused of murder. By sailing down the Los Angeles river toward the Pacific, t...

MoonPies and movie stars —Wallen, Amy.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

A hysterical romp across the Southwest, it pits a spunky Texan mom against the star-studded power of Hollywood. While watching TV one day, Ruby Kincaid catches sight of her runaway daughter Violet in a commercial. Quicke...

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn —Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.

Huck, fleeing his murderous father, and Jim, an escaped slave, pilot their raft down the Mississippi River in search of freedom.

A tap on the window a thriller —Barclay, Linwood, author.
Book On CD
2013
Availability: 1 of 1

Private investigator Cal Weaver makes an ill-advised decision to pick up a young female hitchhiker who reminds him of his dead son. But something is off about the girl, and Cal is soon drawn into a host of nightmarish se...

Raft Of Stars : A Novel —Graff, Andrew J., author.
Ebook
2020

"An instant classic, for fans of Huckleberry Finn, Peace Like a River, and Jim the Boy: when two hardscrabble young boys think they've committed a crime, they flee into the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Will the adults trying...

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