Running Toward Home

Running Toward Home

Book - 2006
Average Rating:
Rate this:

Transferred between foster homes for most of his life#44; twelve year old Corey Brinkman has developed a bad habit of running away#46; His new foster parents#44; Wilma and Ben Howard#44; are determined to make their home his for life#44; but old habits are hard to break#46;

Wilma takes Corey to the Calgary Zoo for his annual visit with his birth mother#44; despite her discomfort about Tina Brinkman and the fever Corey is pretending not to have#46; When Corey goes missing at the zoo#44; his two mothers are forced into an uneasy truce in the search for their son#46;

Running Toward Home reveals the complex relationships surrounding a foster child#44; and the fine line between protection and standing in the way of life lessons#46; For twenty#45;four hours the Calgary Zoo becomes the entire world#44; and the lines between the nurturing instincts in animals and humans become blurred#46;

Publisher: Edmonton, Alta. : NeWest Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9781897126011
1897126018
Characteristics: 219 p. ;,22 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

  Loading...

Find it at Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top