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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...

The adventures of Tom Sawyer —Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Book On CD
2013
Availability: 1 of 1

A pillar of American literature, Mark Twain's prototypical coming-of-age introduces the iconic Tom Sawyer and his best friend Huckleberry Finn. Tom's panache for mischief and unyielding desire for adventure commonly lead...

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, ...

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...

Strong as fire, fierce as flame —Kelkar, Supriya, 1980- author.

"In 1857 India, 12-year-old Meera escapes a life she has no say in--and certain death on her husband's funeral pyre--only to end up a servant to a British general in the East India Company. When a rebellion against Briti...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn —Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, author.
EBook
2020

This beautifully designed unabridged original edition of the classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is one of the first American novels to be written in vernacular English. This tale of freedom and frie...

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