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The last runaway / [electronic resource]. by Chevalier, Tracy.;
Ohio 1850. For a modest English Quaker stranded far from home, life is a trial. Untethered from the moment she leaves England, fleeing personal disappointment, Honor Bright is forced by family tragedy to rely on strangers in an alien, untamed landscape. Drawn into the clandestine activities of the Underground Railroad, a network helping runaway slaves escape to freedom, Honor befriends two exceptional people who embody the startling power of defiance. Eventually she must decide if she too can act on what she believes in, whatever the personal cost.Electronic reproduction.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Fiction.; Historical Fiction.;
© 2013.,
On-line resources: http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=130119&titleID=986306 -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive.;
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In plain sight / by Michaels, Fern.; Merlington, Laural,narrator.;
Performed by Laural Merlington.For years Myra Rutledge and Annie de Silva, founding members of the Sisterhood, have funded an underground network run by former Supreme Court Justice Pearl Barnes to help women escape abusive relationships. When two of Pearl's clients fail to report for their weekly check-in, the Sisterhood and their allies begin a search for French model Amalie Laurent and her one-time maid, Rosalee Muno. Amalie's estranged husband, Lincoln Moss, is a distant cousin of the President of the United States and one of his closest advisers. Moss's power is matched by the violent streak he hides from the world, and he beat Amalie viciously until she finally escaped with her maid's help. Moss is accustomed to doing exactly what he wants without fear of consequence. But Moss has never faced an adversary like the Sisterhood.Director, Kevon Klemple.
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Audiobooks.; Suspense fiction.; Female friendship; Runaway women; Abusive men;
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The innocent / by Baldacci, David.;
Will Robie, a freelance hitman working for the government, rescues a teenage girl whose parents' disappearance may be linked to a vast, high-level cover-up.
Subjects: Suspense fiction, American.; Assassins; Runaway teenagers; Missing persons; Conspiracies;
© 2012., Grand Central Pub.,
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The catcher in the rye / by Salinger, J. D.(Jerome David),1919-;
Story of Holden Caufield with his idiosyncrasies, penetrating insight, confusion, sensitivity and negativism. Holden, knowing he is to be expelled from school, decides to leave early. He spends three days in New York City and tells the story of what he did and suffered there.
Subjects: Novela estadounidense; Caulfield, Holden (Fictitious character); Runaway teenagers;
© 1991, c1951., Little, Brown,
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House of furies / by Roux, Madeleine,1985-;
After escaping a harsh school where punishment was the lesson of the day, seventeen-year-old Louisa Ditton is thrilled to find employment as a maid at a boarding house. But soon after her arrival at Coldthistle House, Louisa begins to realize that the house's mysterious owner, Mr. Morningside, is providing much more than lodging for his guests. Far from a place of rest, the house is a place of judgment, and Mr. Morningside and his unusual staff are meant to execute their own justice on those who are past being saved. Louisa begins to fear for a young man named Lee who is not like the other guests. He is charismatic and kind, and Louisa knows that it may be up to her to save him from an untimely judgment. But in this house of distortions and lies, how can Louisa be sure whom to trust?
Subjects: Young adult fiction.; Horror fiction.; Paranormal fiction.; Historical fiction.; Runaway teenagers; Boardinghouses; Great Britain;
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The newcomer / by Andrews, Mary Kay,1954-author.;
"After she discovers her sister Tanya dead on the floor of her fashionable New York City townhouse, Letty Carnahan is certain she knows who did it: Tanya's ex; sleazy real estate entrepreneur Evan Wingfield. Even in the grip of grief and panic Letty heeds her late sister's warnings: "If anything bad happens to me - it's Evan. Promise me you'll take Maya and run. Promise me." So Letty grabs her sister's Mercedes and hits the road with her wailing four-year-old niece Maya. Letty is determined to out-run Evan and the law, but run to where?"--Publisher.
Subjects: Thrillers (Fiction); Suspense fiction.; Romance fiction.; Murder; Sisters; Nieces; Grief; Justice; Runaway women;
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Whistling past the graveyard / by Crandall, Susan.;
Determined to get to Nashville to find her mother in 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's Mississippi home, eventually accepting a ride from a Eula, a black woman traveling alone with a white baby.
Subjects: Bildungsromans.; Girls; Runaway children; Race relations; Friendship;
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Ralph S. Mouse audio collection : [electronic resource] : The Mouse and the Motorcycle / Runaway Ralph / Ralph S. Mouse. by Cleary, Beverly.; Wong, B.D..;
Narrator: B.D. Wong.Get ready to zoom through these fast-paced stories full of exciting adventures by Newbery Award-winning author Beverly Cleary. With Ralph S. Mouse behind the handlebars of his favorite toy motorcyle, there's no telling what readers will encounter. This three-book box set includes the entire Ralph S. Mouse series: The Mouse and the Motorcycle, Runaway Ralph, and Ralph S. Mouse.Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 5Electronic reproduction.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Juvenile Fiction.; Humor (Fiction).; Juvenile Literature.;
On-line resources: http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=130119&titleID=665444 -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive.;
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Bud not Buddy / by Curtis, Christopher Paul.;
Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.
Subjects: Runaways; African Americans; Depressions;
© 2000, c1999., Scholastic,
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The Thief Lord / by Funke, Cornelia Caroline.; Latsch, Oliver.;
Escaping the aunt who wants to adopt only one of them, two orphaned brothers run away from Hamburg to Venice, finding shelter with a gang of street children and their leader, the thirteen-year-old "Thief Lord," while also eluding the detective hired to return them to Germany.
Subjects: Juvenile materials.; Runaways; Robbers and outlaws; Brothers; Detectives; Orphans; Street children;
© 2002., Scholastic,
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