The runaways

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Crowther, Kitty, illustrator.
Marshall, Julia, 1954- translator.
Wellington, NZ, Gecko Press, 2019.
9781776572342, 1776572335, 9781776572335, 1776572343
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129 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Accelerated Reader
Level 3.6, 2 Points
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Originally published in Sweden as Rymlingarna.
The Runaways is an adventure filled with warmth and humor from one of the world's great writers. Grandpa's in the hospital and hating it. He swears at the nurses and makes trouble. Ulf's dad finds it too stressful to visit. But Ulf visits Grandpa as often as he's allowed, and when he's not allowed, he goes anyway. Grandpa thinks only of the place he was happiest--the island where he lived with Grandma before she died. He wants to go back, but they won't let him out of the hospital. Ulf and Grandpa take things into their own hands. If running away is the only way to get to the island, then they'll be runaways.
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Decoding demand: 84 (very high),Semantic demand: 96 (very high),Syntactic demand: 77 (high),Structure demand: 87 (very high),Lexile
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Accelerated Reader AR,MG,3.6,2,501144.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Stark, U., Crowther, K., & Marshall, J. (2019). The runaways. Wellington, NZ: Gecko Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Stark, Ulf, 1944-2017, Kitty, Crowther and Julia Marshall. 2019. The Runaways. Wellington, NZ: Gecko Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Stark, Ulf, 1944-2017, Kitty, Crowther and Julia Marshall, The Runaways. Wellington, NZ: Gecko Press, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Stark, Ulf, Kitty Crowther, and Julia Marshall. The Runaways. Wellington, NZ: Gecko Press, 2019. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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