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    The badger knight

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    The badger knight

    Erskine, Kathryn.

    In England in 1346, Adrian has three problems: he is small for his twelve years, he is an albino, so people are suspicious of him, and his father wants him to be a scribe, while he wants to be an archer--but when he runs away to join his friend in the fight against the invading Scots, he learns that war can be a lot more complicated then he imagined.

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    Bird

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    Bird

    Johnson, Angela, 1961-

    Devastated by the loss of a second father, thirteen-year-old Bird follows her stepfather from Cleveland to Alabama in hopes of convincing him to come home, and along the way helps two boys cope with their difficulties.

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    The boy who swam with piranhas

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    The boy who swam with piranhas

    Almond, David, 1951-

    "Stanley Potts's uncle Ernie has developed an over-the-top fascination with canning fish in the house, and life at 69 Fish Quay Lane has turned balmy. But there's darkness in the madness, and when Uncle Ernie's obsession takes an unexpectedly cruel turn, Stan has no choice but to leave. As he journeys away from the life he's always known, he mingles with a carnival full of eccentric characters and meets the legendary Pancho Pirelli, the man who swims in a tank full of perilous piranhas. Will Stan be bold enough to dive in the churning waters himself and choose his own destiny?"--Description from Amazon.com, viewed July 31, 2013.

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    Bud, not Buddy

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    Bud, not Buddy

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

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    Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and me

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    Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and me

    Tocher, Timothy.

    In 1919, fifteen-year-old Hank escapes an abusive father and goes looking for a chance to become a baseball player, accompanied by a man who calls himself Chief Sunrise and claims to be a full-blooded Seminole.

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    Chu Ju's house

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    Chu Ju's house

    Whelan, Gloria.

    In order to save her baby sister, fourteen-year-old Chu Ju leaves her rural home in modern China and earns food and shelter by working on a sampan, tending silk worms, and planting rice seedlings, while wondering if she will ever see her family again.

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    Clem Hetherington and the Ironwood Race

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    Clem Hetherington and the Ironwood Race

    Breach, Jen.

    "Clementine Hetherington and her robot brother, Digory, have run away from the orphanage they've been living in since their parents died. Clem and Dig want to follow in their famous archaeologist mother's footsteps, but no one will take them seriously."--OCLC.

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    Come home, Angus

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    Come home, Angus

    Downes, Patrick, 1968-, author.

    Little Angus wakes up angry, and decides to run away from home when his mother scolds him for being rude--but he is very soon lost, hungry, and more than a little frightened.

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    A dog for life

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    A dog for life

    Matthews, L. S. (Laura S.)

    When John, who has a special ability to communicate with animals, finds that his dog, Mouse is scheduled to go to the pound, he and Mouse decide to run away and find his uncle who may be able to help them.

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    Down the rabbit hole

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    Down the rabbit hole : the diary of Pringle Rose

    Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

    It is 1871 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose, still grieving from the death of her parents, takes her brother Gideon, who has Down syndrome, escapes from her uncle and aunt, taking a train to Chicago--but disaster seems to follow her there.

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    Falcon wild

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    Falcon wild

    Johnson, Terry Lynn, author.

    Thirteen-year-old Karma lives with her family at their raptor conservation center in Montana. When she has to take her beloved bird, Stark, the gyrfalcon she rescued, back to its owner, she's sorely disappointed. But things get worse when a car accident leaves her father and brother trapped. It's up to Karma--and a runaway boy named Cooper who ends up by her side--to survive the wilderness and find a way to rescue them.

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    Jasper and the riddle of Riley's mine

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    Jasper and the riddle of Riley's mine

    Rose, Caroline Starr.

    "Hoping to strike it rich, eleven-year-old Jasper and his older brother Melvin set out on a treacherous journey to Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush"-- Provided by publisher. Includes historical note.

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    Runaway twin

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    Runaway twin

    Kehret, Peg.

    Thirteen-year-old Sunny, accompanied by a stray dog, takes advantage of a windfall to travel from her Nebraska foster home to Enumclaw, Washington, to find the twin sister from whom she was separated at age three.

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    Running out of night

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    Running out of night

    Lovejoy, Sharon, 1945-

    "Journey of an abused twelve-year-old white girl and an escaped slave girl who run away together and form a bond of friendship while seeking freedom"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Smack dab in the middle of maybe

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    Smack dab in the middle of maybe

    Hackl, Jo., author. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/

    "When Cricket's Aunt Belinda accidentally forgets her in the grocery store, Cricket decides to run away once and for all. But Cricket has to stay close by because even though her mama hasn't been in touch since she disappeared, she'll surely come back. And Cricket has to be there when she does. Because she needs answers"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Solace of the road

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    Solace of the road

    Dowd, Siobhan.

    While running away from a London foster home just before her fifteenth birthday, Holly has ample time to consider her years of residential care and her early life with her Irish mother, whom she is now trying to reach.

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