Runaway

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IL: MG - BL: 4.7 - AR Pts: 9
Lexile measure:
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"It's a cold, hard, cruel fact that my mother loved heroin more than she loved me." Holly is in her fifth foster home in two years and she's had enough. She's run away before and always been caught quickly. But she's older and wiser now--she's twelve--and this time she gets away clean. Through tough and tender and angry and funny journal entries, Holly spills out her story. We travel with her across the country--hopping trains, scamming food, sleeping in parks or homeless encampments. And we also travel with her across the gaping holes in her heart--as she finally comes to terms with her mother's addiction and death. Runaway is a remarkably uplifting portrait of a girl still young and stubborn and naive enough to hold out hope for finding a better place in the world, and within herself, to be .
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9780440421092
9780375835223
9780375849121
9780307975973
9780375935220
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.7, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
740L
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subject_facet Diaries -- Fiction
Homeless persons -- Fiction
Orphans -- Fiction
Runaways -- Fiction
Survival -- Fiction
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Homeless persons
Orphans
Runaways
Survival
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature