Ruthie's Gift

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Random House Children's Books, Oct 12, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 150 pages
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Set in a small Indiana farming community at the start of World War I, this is the heartwarming story of an eight-year-old tomboy who develops a stronger sense of self and selfishness during a particularly dramatic year in her life. "Brisk pacing, affectionate humor, and an unforgettable heroine distinguish this first novel."--"Publishers Weekly."

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I read this book twice before in childhood, and on this third reread years later, the story got me a little bit teary. I guess this means I'm grown up now... Read full review

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I read this book twice before in childhood, and on this third reread years later, the story got me a little bit teary. I guess this means I'm grown up now... Read full review

Contents

Too Many Boys
1
The Entire Third Grade
11
The Baby Arrives
14
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley is the author of Energy Makes Things Happen and Pop!, an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children, in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. She has a degree in chemistry from Smith College and lives with her husband and two children in Bristol, Tennessee.

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