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Runaway

Runaway( )
Author: Van Draanen, Wendelin
ISBN:978-1-4178-1800-6
Publication Date:Mar 2008
Publisher:Perfection Learning Corporation
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.20
Book Description:

After running away from her fifth foster home in two years, Holly, a twelve-year-old orphan, travels across the country, keeping a journal of her experiences and struggle to survive. By the author of Swear to Howdy

Author Biography
Van Draanen, Wendelin (Author)
Wendelin Van Draanen was born on January 6, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of chemists who emigrated from Holland. She worked as a math teacher and then as a computer science teacher before becoming an author. Wendelin Van Draanen began her writing career with a screenplay and soon switched to adult novels and then children's books. She is best known for her Sammy Keyes series of novels, which she started writing in 1997, featuring a teenage detective named Samantha Keyes. Her popular Sammy Keyes series had been nominated four times for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Children's Mystery and won with "Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief". Her Shredderman series also yielded a Christopher Medal for Secret Identity. She has also written several novels such as: How I Survived Being a Girl and Flipped.

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