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Runaway!

Title

Runaway!

Authors

Janet Willig

Publisher

Standard Pub

Publication Year

1989

ISBN

9780874035889

Pages

140 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Foster care; Family violence; foster teenager; foster family; foster home; abusive father; physical abuse

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

foster mother and father

Keywords

Christianity; kidnapping; runaway; peace

Diversity Impact

direct

Runaway!



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