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    Under the moon

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    Under the moon : a Catwoman tale

    Myracle, Lauren, 1969-, author.

    When living with her mother's abusive boyfriend becomes unbearable, fifteen-year-old Selina Kyle, the future Catwoman, runs away and struggles to find her own identity while living on the streets of Gotham.

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    Out of reach

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    Out of reach

    Arcos, Carrie.

    Accompanied by her brother's friend, Tyler, sixteen-year-old Rachel ventures through San Diego and nearby areas seeking her brother, eighteen-year-old Micah, a methamphetamine addict who ran away from home.

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    Smack

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    Smack

    Burgess, Melvin.

    After running away from their troubled homes, two English teenagers move in with a group of squatters in the port city of Bristol and try to find ways to support their growing addiction to heroin.

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    The goats

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    The goats

    Cole, Brock.

    Stripped and marooned on a small island by their fellow campers, a boy and a girl form an uneasy bond that grows into a deep friendship when they decide to run away and disappear without a trace.

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    The Crazy Horse Electric game

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    The Crazy Horse Electric game

    Crutcher, Chris.

    A high school athlete, frustrated at being handicapped after an accident, runs away from home and is helped back to mental and physical health by a black benefactor and the people in a special school where he enrolls.

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    Dreamland

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    Dreamland : a novel

    Dessen, Sarah.

    After her older sister runs away, sixteen-year-old Caitlin decides that she needs to make a major change in her own life and begins an abusive relationship with a boy who is mysterious, brilliant, and dangerous.

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    Nothing to lose

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    Nothing to lose

    Flinn, Alex.

    A year after running away with a traveling carnival to escape his unbearable home life, sixteen-year-old Michael returns to Miami, Florida, to find that his mother is going on trial for the murder of his abusive stepfather.

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    Sons of liberty

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    Sons of liberty

    Griffin, Adele.

    When thirteen-year-old Rock helps his friend Liza run away from home, he wonders whether escaping from his own troubled family would be an act of patriotism or of treason.

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    The maze

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    The maze

    Hobbs, Will.

    Rick, a fourteen-year-old foster child, escapes from a juvenile detention facility near Las Vegas and travels to Canyonlands National Park in Utah where he meets a bird biologist working on a project to reintroduce condors to the wild.

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    Smoke

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    Smoke

    Hopkins, Ellen.

    After the death of her abusive father and loss of her beloved Ethan and their unborn child, Pattyn runs away, desperately seeking peace, as her younger sister, a sophomore in high school, also tries to put the pieces of her life back together.

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    The blue mirror

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    The blue mirror

    Koja, Kathe.

    Seventeen-year-old loner Maggy Klass, who frequently seeks refuge from her alcoholic mother's apartment by sitting and drawing in a local cafe, becomes involved in a destructive relationship with a charismatic homeless youth named Cole.

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    Ghost boy

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    Ghost boy

    Lawrence, Iain, 1955-

    Unhappy in a home seemingly devoid of love, a fourteen-year-old albino boy who thinks of himself as Harold the Ghost runs away to join the circus, where he works with the elephants and searches for a sense of who he is.

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    Refugees

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    Refugees

    Stine, Catherine.

    Following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Dawn, a sixteen-year-old runaway from San Francisco, connects by phone and email with Johar, a gentle, fifteen-year-old Afghani who assists Dawn's foster mother, a doctor, at a Red Cross refugee camp in Peshawar.

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    A room away from the wolves

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    A room away from the wolves

    Suma, Nova Ren, author.

    Teenage Bina runs away to New York City's Catherine House, a young women's residence in Greenwich Village with a tragic history and dark secrets, where she's drawn to her mysterious downstairs neighbor Monet.

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    The tale of one bad rat

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    The tale of one bad rat

    Talbot, Bryan.

    A homeless runaway works through her memories of incest and emotional abuse, eventually finding the courage to confront her parents and finds a life on her own.

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    Numbers

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    Numbers

    Ward, Rachel, 1978-

    Fifteen-year-old Jem knows when she looks at someone the exact date they will die, so she avoids relationships and tries to keep out of the way, but when she meets a boy named Spider and they plan a day out together, they become more involved than eitherof them had planned.

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    Rite of passage

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    Rite of passage

    Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.

    When fifteen-year-old Johnny Gibbs is told that he is really a foster child, he runs off into the streets of Harlem and meets up with a gang that wants him to participate in a mugging. Includes criticism of Wright's fiction.

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    The higher power of Lucky

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    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 her life.

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    Beyond the western sea

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    Beyond the western sea

    Avi, 1937-

    Driven from their impoverished Irish village, fifteen-year-old Maura and her younger brother meet their landlord's runaway son in Liverpool while all three wait for a ship to America; their fates continue to intertwine on board ship and in the New World.

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    The runaway dolls

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    The runaway dolls

    Martin, Ann M., 1955-

    Best friends Annabelle and Tiffany risk placing all of dollkind in danger when they run away while trying to prevent Tilly from being sent back to London before they can determine if she is Annabelle's long-lost baby sister.

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    The higher power of Lucky

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    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 her life.

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    The island keeper

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    The island keeper

    Mazer, Harry.

    Longing to disappear after the death of her beloved younger sister, 16-year-old Cleo runs away from her overprotective and oppressive family and goes to a remote island where she is the only human inhabitant.

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