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Summary: Eager to flee from his drunken father and the confining life with Widow Douglass and Miss Watson, Huck sets off on a raft down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave, in tow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ADV

Summary: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Features 2012

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MOO

Summary: In this thrilling coming-of-age adventure, a troubled teen must face the dangers of the Alaskan wild, as well as her own past, in order to find her way home. Sent to stay with her uncle in Alaska while her mother is in treatment, fourteen-year-old Mackenzie is forced to flee as her uncle's attention turns threatening.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIL

Summary: An autistic thirteen-year-old runs away from home and discovers a new world on the NYC subway. His mother Mariana, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, starts a panicked search of their neighborhood in Rockaway Beach with the help of a local shopkeeper. But as days pass with no sign of her son, and with Hurricane Sandy bearing down, the divisions the family has tried to ignore are brought to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: A young runaway breaks into an old movie palace in search of shelter on a snowy Christmas Eve. There, an old caretaker uses the ghosts and spirits of the abandoned building to turn the girl's life around. Features performances of Christmas favorites and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's arrangements of holiday classics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic 2001

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC TRA

Summary: Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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3 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WHE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WHE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WHE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Where 2010

Summary: Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HUN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HUN RATED PG-13

Summary: When a seven-year-old boy is tricked into believing he killed his older brother, he flees Brooklyn and ends up on Coney Island.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 1999

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA Lit

Summary: A chilling paranormal tale about an evil secret society devoted to chasing immortality by taking refuge in the bodies of the living. Add to this a sinister agent bent on executing the unlucky to cover his crimes and a ten-year-old girl who picks the most dangerous moment to run away from home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV INT

Summary: Two Greek children embark on a mystical journey in search of the father they never knew.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LAN

Summary: The journey of a lifetime for young Lily Strickland begins not out of her love for adventure but out of heartache. Longing for the father she lost to the ocean and having no way to say goodbye, Lily strikes out on her own. Leaving behind a safe, loving environment with her grandparents and loving mother, she faces not only her fears but the obstacles the wilderness presents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monterey Video 2008

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WHE

Summary: Fed up with their parents' rules, Pippi's friends decide to run away from home. They venture into the Swedish countryside with Pippi and her horse, encountering fun along the way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hen's Tooth 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV PIP

Summary: After being abused by their dysfunctional families, pre-teen neighbors Dylan and Kylie decide to run away from home on Christmas Eve. The two set off in search of Dylan's brother who had made his own escape two years prior. At first Dublin is a colorful kaleidoscope of wonder and mystery, but as the night wears on, the city takes on a darker character, and the two must rely on the kindness of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA KIS

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