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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 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 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, ...

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 ...

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.

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...

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.

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 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...

The bridge home —Venkatraman, Padma, author.

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

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 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...

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.

Smack dab in the middle of maybe —Hackl, Jo, author.

When Cricket's Aunt Belinda accidentally forgets her in the grocery store, Cricket decides to run away once and for all. But Cricket has to stay close by because even though her mama hasn't been in touch since she disapp...

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...

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