Belgue, Nancy. Summer on the Run.

Author:Theiss, Nola
Position:Brief Article - Children's Review - Book Review

BELGUE, Nancy. Summer on the run. Orca. 132p. c2005. 1-55143-372-9. $7.95. J

Summer on the Run is set during the Depression in the 1930s, with teenagers who have an unemployed mother and a father who has taken off for parts unknown. Douglas, the older brother, decides to help his mother by becoming involved in rum running, while his younger sister Doris does everything she can to talk him out of his illegal activities and to protect him from the police. Living in Windsor, Ontario, a perfect place to make money by transporting liquor across the US/Canada border, is too tempting for Douglas, so his mother and sister take him to a camp at Park Pelee...

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