On the Run

10 books that send teens fleeing for their lives

You may have toyed with the idea of running away, but the reality of a life on the run is not a pretty one. The teens in these books had little choice: in many cases, running was the only way to stay alive.

1. Into the Shadows

Catherine MacPhail
Being cover

2. Being

Kevin Brooks
Traitor cover

3. Traitor

Andy McNab
Girl, Missing cover

5. Girl, Missing

Sophie McKenzie
Dreams cover

6. Dreams

Daniela Sacerdoti
Leviathan cover

7. Leviathan

Scott Westerfeld
Cover of Ostrich Boys

8. Ostrich Boys

Keith Gray

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust