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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User Review  - br13crgi - LibraryThing

The book ruthie's gift is a excellent book. It is about a girl named ruthie she has only brothers. her mother becomes pregnant and she wishes that it will be a girl.Her mom ends up having a boy . up ... Read full review

RUTHIE'S GIFT

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Ruthie, eight years old, is a strong and unforgettable character in the enthralling, old-fashioned novel that is Bradley's debut. The only girl in a family of five raucous, teasing boys, Ruthie prays ... 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 was raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana and her first novel was Ruthie's Gift. Her children's book, The War That Saved My Life, became a New York Times bestseller.

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