02--Runaways:  Their Tragic Lives

Able-Peterson, Trudee.  Children of the evening.  New York, NY:  Putnam, 1981.  235p.  Runaways & child prostitutes.

Ambrosino, Lillian.  Runaways.  Photos. by Albie Walton and Stander Wright.  Clyde and Barbara Dodder, general editors.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1971.  150p.  Descriptions of runaways & lists by State and city of Travelers Aid locations, hotlines, and halfway houses.

Armstrong, Clairette Papin.  660 runaway boys:  why boys desert their homes.  Boston:  R.G. Badger, 1932.  208p.

Artenstein, Jeffrey.  Runaways:  in their own words:  kids talking about living on the streets.  New York:  TOR:  St. Martin's Press, 1990.  171p.

Barnard, Robert.  No place of safety.  New York:  Scribner, 1998.  186p.  Fiction on murder & runaways in England.

Bass, Deborah S.  Helping vulnerable youths:  runaway & homeless adolescents in the United States.  Washington, DC:  NASW Press, 1992.  National Association of Social Workers.  187p.  Prepared with support from the U.S. Dept. of HHS; Administration on Children, Youth, and Families; and Family and Youth Services Bureau Grant #90Ck2124.

Benton, John.  Do you know where your children are?  Old Tappan, NJ:  Revell, 1982.  158p.

Berry, James R.  Kids on the run:  The stories of seven teen-age runaways.  New York:  Four Winds Press, 1978.  105p.

Biven, Barrie M.  The finality of youth:  a study of runaway and homeless adolescents in Great Britain.  Lima, OH:  Fairway Press, 1992.  311p.

Bock, Richard D., & Abigail English.  Got me on the run:  a study of runaways.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1973.  237p.  Runaway teenagers in Massachusetts.

Brannigan, Augustine, & Tullio Caputo.  Studying runaways and street youth in Canada:  conceptual and research design issues.  Ottawa:  Solicitor General Canada, Ministry Secretariat, Police Policy and Research Division, 1993.  217p.

Brennan, Tim, David Huizinga & Delbert S. Elliott.  The social psychology of runaways.  Lexington, MA:  Lexington Books, 1978.  346p. 

Brenton, Myron.  The runaways:  children, husbands, wives, and parents.  Boston:  Little, Brown, 1978;  Harmondsworth;  New York:  Penguin Books, 1979.  239p.  All groups of runaways.

Brenton, Myron.  The runaways:  children, husbands, wives, and parents.  Boston:  Little, Brown 1978;  Harmondsworth;  New York:  Penguin Books, 1979.  239p.

Burgess, Ann Wolbert.  Youth at risk:  understanding runaway and exploited youth.  Washington, DC:  National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, 1986.  45p.  In cooperation with School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania.

Chapman, Christine.  America's runaways.  New York:  Morrow, 1976.  288p.

Clark, Nick.  Running--away, from, and to.  Sound recording.  Washington, DC:  National Public Radio, June 21, 1982.  National Public Radio NJ-820621 (U.S.).  1 sound cassette.  Why approximately fourteen percent of American youths run away from home at some time, where they go, and what services are available to them—with interviews.

Clarke, R. V. G., & D. N. Martin.  Absconding from approved schools.  London:  H.M. Stationery Off., 1971.  145p. 

Close, James J.  No one to call me home:  America's new orphans.  Chicago, IL:  Mission of Our Lady of Mercy, Inc., 1990.  113p.  Mercy Boys' Home in Chicago & abandoned children.

Connors, Patricia, & Dorianne Perrucci.  Runaways:  coping at home and on the street.  New York, NY:  Rosen Pub. Group, 1989.  120p.  Why they do it, where to find help, and coping techniques for staying home.

Cull, John G., & Richard E. Hardy, eds.  Problems of runaway youth.  Springfield, IL:  Thomas, 1976.  166p.

Cutler, Evan Karl.  Runaway me:  a survivor's story, a book.  Fort Collins, CO:  Blooming Press Co., 1994.  381p.  Autobiography.

D'Angelo, Rocco, & Teresa Giuliani, et al.  Families of sand:  a report concerning the flight of adolescents from their families.  Columbus:  School of Social Work, Ohio State University, 1974.  145p.

Deakin, Michael, & John Willis.  Johnny go home.  London:  Futura Publications:  Quartet Books, 1976.  191p.  Runaways in England.

Dolan, Edward F.  How to leave home--and make everybody like it.  New York:  Dodd, Mead, 1977.  162p.  A guide to leaving home and living independently including breaking the news to the family, finding a job, the pros and cons of running away, and handling personal finances.

Dudevszky, Szabinka.  Close-up.  Photographs, Pieter Kers.  Translation by Wanda Boeke.  Asheville, NC:  Front Street/Lemniscaat, 1999.  125p.  Fifteen self-portraits of young people in the Netherlands who for various reasons cannot live with their parents, including those who have been physically or emotionally abused, those who have run away, and those in foster homes.

Freadhoff, Chuck.  A permanent twilight.  New York:  HarperCollins Publishers, 2000.

Fremon, David K.  Running away.  New York:  Benchmark Books, 1996.  96p.

Gardner, Joann, ed.  Runaway with words:  a collection of poems from Florida's youth shelters.  Tallahassee, FL:  Anhinga Press, 1997.  121p.

Goldberg, Jim, & Philip Brookman.  Raised by wolves.  Zurich;  New York:  Scalo, 1995.  315p.  Photographs and documents of runaways in California by the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Addison Gallery of American Art, in collaboration with the Zurich Museum of Design.

Greenberg, Keith Elliott.  Runaways.  Photographs by Carol Halebian.  Minneapolis:  Lerner Publications, 1995.  40p.  Stories of several teenagers who found help at Noah's Ark, a shelter in New York run by Sister Dolores Gartanutti.

Guernsey, JoAnn Bren.  Missing children.  Edited by Laurie Beckelman with consultant Elaine Wynne.  New York:  Crestwood House, 1990.  47p.

Hall, Marroyce, ed.  Running toward prison:  who are Alaska's runaways and will they fill tomorrow’s prisons?  Juneau:  Alaska Senate Finance Committee, 1986.  2 volumes.

Helena, Ann.  I'm running away.  Pictures by J. P. Atterberry.  Chicago:  Childrens Press, 1978.  30p.  Explores the mixed emotions of a young child who decides to run away from home.

Henschel, Paul, director.  Frontline. Children of the night.  KQED, Inc. production for Frontline;  directed by Paul Henschel;  produced and written by Ray Telles.  United States:  PBS, 1989-02-14;  United States:  WETA-TV, 1994-11-29.  1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 60 min.).  The story of Iain Brown, who at thirteen left the comfortable world of a middle-class family in Walnut Creek, California, for the life of a male hustler in San Francisco.  Iain committed suicide at the age of nineteen.

Hotaling, Gerald T., & David Finkelhor.  The sexual exploitation of missing children:  a research review.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 1988.  48p.

Huttinger, Beverly, ed.  My child is not missing:  parents guide book:  how to prevent your child from being abducted, recover a missing child.  National Association for Missing Children, Inc.  Plantation, FL:  Child Safe Products, 1984.  207p.

Hyde, Margaret Oldroyd.  Missing and murdered children.  New York:  F. Watts, 1985.  104p.  1998, 112p.  Discusses missing and abducted children, abused children, and murder victims, and outlines ways to prevent and cope with these increasing problems.

Hyde, Margaret Oldroyd.  My friend wants to run away.  New York:  McGraw-Hill, 1979.  71p.  Lists, state by state, shelters, hotlines, and services available to runaways or potential runaways to provide them with some protection from exploitation and other dangers.

Irvine, Lucy.  Runaway.  New York:  Random House, 1987.  258p.  Runaways in Great Britain.

Janus, Mark-David, et al.  Adolescent runaways:  causes and consequences.  Lexington, MA:  Lexington Books, 1987.  154p.

Kapadia, Kanailal Motilal, & S. Devadas Pillai.  Young runaways:  a study of children who desert home.  Bombay:  Popular Prakashan, 1971.  University Grants Commission, India, 1969.  124p.  In India.

Kenny, Kevin, & Dorianne Perrucci.  It only hurts when I grow.  Foreword by Bruce Ritter.  New York:  Paulist Press, 1988.  101p.  Covenant House in New York & runaway & abandoned children.

Koestler, Frances A.  Runaway teenagers.  New York:  Public Affairs Committee, 1977.  28p.

Kosof, Anna.  Runaways.  New York:  F. Watts, 1977.  111p.  Descriptions & programs that try to help them solve their problems.

Krohn, Katherine E.  Everything you need to know about living on your own.  New York:  Rosen Pub. Group, 2000.  What they face & provides information about outreach and help for runaways.

Madison, Arnold.  Runaway teens.  New York:  Elsevier/Nelson Books, 1979.  143p.

Mark, Mary Ellen.  Streetwise.  Introduction by John Irving.  Edited by Nancy Baker.  Philadelphia:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988.  75p.  From the film Streetwise by Martin Bell, Mary Ellen Mark & Cheryl McCall.

McGeady, Mary Rose.  "Does God still love me?":  letters from the street.  New York, NY:  Covenant House, 1995.  121p.  Covenant House in New York & runaway children.

McGeady, Mary Rose.  Are you out there, God?  New York, NY:  Covenant House, 1996.  127p.  Covenant House in New York & homeless children.

McGeady, Mary Rose.  God's lost children:  letters from Covenant House.  New York, NY:  Covenant House, 1991.  115p.  Covenant House in New York & runaway & abandoned children.

McKee, Bill.  Runaways, throwaways.  Scottsdale, AZ:  Good Life Productions, 1980.  187p.

Melson, Brenda K.  Runaway adolescents:  a family systems perspective.  New York:  Garland Pub., 1995.  119p.

Miller, Dorothy L., et al.  Runaways, illegal aliens in their own land:  implications for service.  New York:  Praeger, 1980.  220p.

O'Connor, Richard F. X.  Ident-a-kid:  the official fingerprint book and complete identification record.  Virginia Beach, VA:  Donnlng Co., 1983;  Los Angeles:  Renaissance Books;  St. Martin's Press, 1998.  61p.

O'Connor, Zena Catherine.  The runaway boy in the correctional school.  New York, Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1938;  New York:  AMS Press, 1972.  78p.

Parker, Robert B.  Family honor.  New York:  G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1999.  322p.  Fictional women detectives and runaways.

Posner, Marc.  Nowhere to run:  HIV prevention for runaway and homeless youth.  Newton, MA:  Education Development Center, Inc., 1993.  United States Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.  116p.

Powers, Jane Levine, & Barbara Weiss Jaklitsch.  Understanding survivors of abuse:  stories of homeless and runaway adolescents.  Lexington, MA:  Lexington Books, 1989.  163p.

Raphael, Maryanne, & Jenifer Wolf.  Runaways:  America's lost youth.  New York:  Drake Publishers, 1974.  176p.  Runaway & teenage suicide.

Ravoira, LaWanda, & Andrew L. Cherry.  Social bonds and teen pregnancy.  Foreword by Della M. Hughes.  Westport, CT:  Praeger, 1992.  175p.  Including runaways.

Rechy, John.  Bodies and souls:  a novel.  New York:  Carroll & Graf;  Publishers Group West, 1983.  421p.  Fiction on runaways in California.

Redpath, Peter A.  Help me! my child is missing!:  a missing child handbook and child-saver guide for parents and children.  New York, NY:  Child-Savers, 1984.  106p.

Resener, Carl R., & Judy Hall.  Kids on the street.  Nashville, TN:  Broadman Press, 1992.  207p.  Homeless children.

Ritter, Bruce.  Covenant House:  lifeline to the street.  New York:  Doubleday, 1987.  244p.  Famous shelter in New York for runaway & troubled youth.

Rubin, Arnold P., & Birch Bayh.  The youngest outlaws:  runaways in America.  New York:  Messner, 1976.  191p.

Sallis, James.  Moth.  New York:  Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1993.  205p.  Ficiton of runaway in New Orleans.

Saltonstall, Margaret B.  Runaways and street children in Massachusetts.  Boston:  Massachusetts Committee on Children and Youth, 1973.  64p.

Schaffner, Laurie.  Teenage runaways:  broken hearts and "bad attitudes."  New York:  Haworth Press, 1999. 

Shadbolt, Maurice.  Among the cinders.  Christchurch:  Whitcoulls, 1975.  301p.  Fiction on runaways in New Zealand.

Shellow, Robert Scott, et al.  Suburban runaways of the 1960's.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press for the Society for Research in Child Development, 1967.  51p.  The present study was carried out by the Adolescent Process Section of the Mental Health Study Center, a National Institute of Mental Health field station in Prince Georges County, Maryland.

Sprinkle, Patricia Houck.  When did we lose Harriet?:  MacLaren Yarbrough mysteries.  Grand Rapids, MI:  Zondervan Pub. House, 1997.  302p.  Fiction on runaways.

Stewart, Gail.  Teen runaways.  Photographs by Natasha Frost.  San Diego, CA:  Lucent Books, 1997.  112p.  True stories.

Sullivan, B. J.  Cry in the streets:  a story of drug addiction and politics (street language version).  Pinehurst, NC:  Galfield Press, 1990.  252p.  True stories.

Switzer, Ellen Eichenwald.  Anyplace but here:  young, alone, and homeless:  what to do.  New York:  Atheneum;  Toronto:  Maxwell Macmillan Canada;  New York:  Maxwell Macmillan International, 1992.  161p.  What life is like on streets.

Tate, John W.  Genette is missing.  Newton Abbot, England;  North Pomfret, VT:  David & Charles, 1979.  159p.  Genette Louise Tate missing in England.

Tattersall, Clare.  Drugs, runaways, and teen prostitution.  New York:  Rosen Pub. Group, 1999.  64p.  Links between runaway, prostitution & drug use.

Ton, Mary Ellen.  For the love of my daughter.  Elgin, IL:  D. C. Cook Pub. Co., 1978.  153p. 

Wade, Jim, & Nina Biehal.  Going missing:  young people absent from care.  With Jasmine Clayden and Mike Stein.  New York:  J. Wiley, 1998.  217p.  Runaways in Great Britain.

Webber, Marlene.  Street kids:  the tragedy of Canada's runaways.  Toronto;  Buffalo:  University of Toronto Press, 1991.  261p.

Weisberg, D. Kelly.  Children of the night:  a study of adolescent prostitution.  Lexington, MA:  Lexington Books, 1985.  298p.

Welsh, Lesley A., et al.  Running for their lives:  physical and sexual abuse of runaway adolescents.  New York:  Garland, 1995.  107p.

Whitbeck, Les B., & Dan R. Hoyt.  Nowhere to grow:  homeless and runaway adolescents and their families.  New York:  Aldine de Gruyer, 1999.  216p.

Willans, Angela.  Breakaway:  family conflict and the teenage girl.  London:  Temple Smith, 1977.  201p.  In Great Britain:  family conflict, esp. between mothers & daughters.