In this novel for teens, Dee and her younger brother, Eddie, make a run for the Canadian border when their father disappears and social workers start snooping around their Arizona home.
Cat’s life is divided. Before her mom died, she had happiness and purpose. Now, everything seems meaningless. When Cat finds a volunteer program that will send her to South America, she thinks she can escape from her grief. But life as a “voluntourist” is not an escape, and the new people and places Cat meets bring challenges she never expected.
Francis is a shy 15-year-old when he meets confident, 16-year-old Sawyer. Sparks fly, and Sawyer gets pregnant. Francis has a lot of growing up to do, and it seems like he's being forced to do it all at once. Sawyer decides to give the baby up for adoption, but that’s just the start. Where will they be when it’s time to say good-bye to baby London?
When his only friend goes missing, Frederick – who has Asperger’s – doesn’t know what to do. His friend Angel made him promise not to tell anyone about her plan to run away, but when the police call Frederick in for questioning his loyalty to her may have done more harm than good.