Hemphill – Runaround




Personal Author:

Hemphill, Helen, 1955-


Runaround / by Helen Hemphill.

Publication info:

Asheville, N.C. : Front Street, Boyds Mills Press, Inc., c 2007

Physical description:

117 p.


In Kentucky in the 1960s, partly as revenge against her older sister for publicly embarrassing her, eleven-year-old Sassy decides to make the handsomest boy in the neighborhood her boyfriend, but first she has to find out what makes a boy like a girl, and how to know when he does.

Subject term:

Sisters–Juvenile fiction.

Subject term:

Family life–Kentucky–Juvenile fiction.

Subject term:

Single-parent families–Juvenile fiction.

Geographic term:

Kentucky–History–20th century–Juvenile fiction.




1960s, abandonment, children, family,  historical, Kentucky, realistic, romance, single parent, sisters, young adult

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