book cover of "Running Out of Night" - Silhouette of two girls running at night with large moon in the background

Running Out of Night / Sharon Lovejoy

When an abused 12-year old girl who has lived her whole life without a name helps a runaway slave named Zenobia hide from slave-catchers, she starts a journey to find freedom for the slave and for herself.  Running from slave-catchers, her abusive pa and two brothers, the girl (who acquires the name Lark) and Zenobia embark on an adventure full of danger and friendship.  Recommended for fans of historical fiction and adventure stories ages 9 and up.

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