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.
Family Relationships; Foster care; Family violence; foster teenager; foster family; foster home; abusive father; physical abuse
foster mother and father
Christianity; kidnapping; runaway; peace
Willig, Janet, "Runaway!" (1989). Diverse Families. 269.