DIVerse Families
 
Runaway!

Title

Runaway!

Authors

Janet Willig

Publisher

Standard Pub

Pages

140 pages

Publication Year

1989

ISBN

9780874035889

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationship; Foster care; foster family; foster home

Annotation

After leaving home because her drunken father frequently beats her, fourteen-year-old Jodie tries out a couple of foster homes and eventually finds peace with a loving Christian family.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

child abuse; Christianity; kidnapping; runaway

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Runaway!


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