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6 edition of Runaways found in the catalog.

Runaways

Patricia Connors

Runaways

coping at home and on the street

by Patricia Connors

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Covenant House (New York) -- Juvenile literature,
    • Runaway teenagers -- United States -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature,
    • Abused children -- United States -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature,
    • Runaway teenagers -- Services for -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature,
    • Runaways

    • About the Edition

      Case studies explore the reasons why teenagers run away from home, the dangers of living on the streets, where to find help, and coping techniques for staying home.

      Edition Notes

      StatementPatricia Connors with Dorianne Perrucci.
      ContributionsPerrucci, Dorianne R., 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1431 .C66 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 120 p. ;
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2185665M
      ISBN 100823910199
      LC Control Number89003631
      OCLC/WorldCa19269252

      Later on in Volume 1, we get a Kiss of Life between Gert and Chase, which soon becomes the real deal. Enforced, as the writers wanted to avoid the superhero team cliches of the time, and lampshaded, as one character mentions they look like multiethnic gangs seen on TV. Yet this is a novel not just about radicalisation and acts of terror, but about young people, their experiences of dislocation and the anxieties of belonging that bring them to crisis. The group goes on the run and discovers their parents have all of Los Angeles in their pockets-it's enough to make a teenager feel more alienated than ever. Aliens and Monsters : The kids fight aliens Skrulls, Majesdinians, Kreesupernatural beasts Demons, vampires and criminals both mundane and super powered. Just a Machine : Xavin initially acted dismissive towards Victor, because they viewed him as merely a robot.

      Karolina explains to them that she can't date them because she's a lesbian, at which point they say that it's not a problem and shapeshift into a woman. And then she has her heart broken all over again when she discovers that her Mad Scientist grandmother has been trying to make clones of her parents. A-Force : Nico was a member of this all-female Avengers team. Gert refused so Nico threatened to choke Gert to death if Old Lace didn't do anything.

      Then they all start living in underground hideaways and putting themselves in danger to keep LA safe from the power vacuum created by their parents, resulting in even more physical and emotional trauma and, in Gertrude aka Gert's case, death. However it turns out that Alex was on the side of his parents instead of the Runaways. Karolina angrily concedes, thinking that she only wears the bracelet because she's allergic to penicillin, and her skin immediately glows with a fluid, rainbow-like light. Combat Stilettos : Nico, on at least one occasion.


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Chase pilots the Leapfrog, the group's transportin vol. He might also be ethnically Jewish but religiously a Christian or a Messianic Jew, though unlikely.

Karolina Dean (Comics)

They tell the story with clarity, a dollop of drama and just enough pizzazz to hook video game-obsessed readers. Originally, Karolina required a custom made medic alert bracelet constructed of an unspecified alien metal to revert to humanoid form. Both turned down the offer to rejoin the team, but Gert accepted, becoming Molly's adopted sister living under her grandmother's rule.

He doesn't make his first appearance until the second issue. Anita Rose lives in Karachi: her home is a small cement Runaways book where she sleeps on the floor alongside her mother and brother.

This illusion is shattered after she gets kidnapped by one of her parents' surviving victims. In order to fend off any nosy neighbors, they had Xavin pose as their wealthy single dad.

Nico: We're the ones who created the power vacuum. Driving Stick : Karolina has her drivers licence, but cannot drive a stick shift. Ambiguously Christian : Precisely which brand of Christianity Klara follows has never been specified. Iconic Sequel Character : Victor Mancha became an important part if the team's plot, has significant links to the greater Marvel Universe, and was part of a few ongoing series outside of the book.

Karolina's Majesdanian form also grants her the ability to fly. Belated Love Epiphany : Downplayed. Gratuitous Spanish Runaways book Victor occasionally sprinkles Spanish into his dialogue; justified as he believed himself to be Mexican-American. It can only be read with a special ring that decodifies it.

Her observations are often sorrowful rather than sympathetic, careful to avoid easy rationalisations. How Dare You Die on Me! Elaborate Underground Base : The original Hostel was an entire mansion underground, though some of the Pride facilities are more standard versions of this setting.

Growing up in Syria, and studying in the US and the UK, she is better equipped than most to navigate the transnationality of Islamist extremism. Crime-Concealing Hobby : Philantrophy, in this case. Some fans are looking at the end of Runaways as just a natural conclusion rather than being cut off without a proper finale.

Monty, also from Karachi, is from an incredibly wealthy family; his father owns 'half of the city', and expects a great deal from his son. Fridge Horror : In-UniverseMolly says that when she once beat Alex at Chinese checkers, he threatened to throw her down a well They also follow the formula of having more males than females, usually adhering to Two Girls to a Team.

For Sunny, it is the desperation to belong that sways him when his swaggering cousin Oz returns from Syria, drenched in oud scent and denouncing the west.Apr 24,  · Nevertheless, The Runaways is an important book which drew rave reviews internationally.

It may be more important for Western audiences, who seldom realize the tribulations citizens of the third world encounter on a daily basis, and Author: Muhammad Asif Nawaz. Towards the midway point of Marvel's Runaways season three, Morgan le Fay reveals she has the Darkhold in her possession.

How did this come to be? The book was taken to Hell by Robbie Reyes. Nov 20,  · Parents need to know that Runaways is a show based on the same-named Marvel comic book series about a group of teens with otherworldly powers and their parents, who are involved in a murky enterprise.

Some content gets a bit iffy, particularly a scene in which a teen girl is given a mysterious pill by an odd, older man and then, after she 4/4. May 29,  · Book Overview Two brothers are orphaned at ages two and four, thrust into a system of orphanages and foster homes, until their eventual adoption at ages four and six.

They will become runaways, attempting to escape the real dangers of their new adoptive home. Including the first issue of the revived Runaways comic series written by Rainbow Rowell and with art by Kris Anka, it’s easy for fans of the comics, fans of the new Hulu TV show, and first-time readers to all enjoy this new take on an old classic.

Turns out murderous Super Villains don’t make for good parents. The Runaways had no choice. Apr 30,  · Book Review:'The Year of the Runaways' By Sunjeev Sahota Sunjeev Sahota's new novel follows three men who journey from India to England, looking .