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Ruby's Wish - Shirin Yim, Sophie Blackall, Shirin Yim
Ruby's Wish
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Ruby is unlike most little girls in old China. Instead of aspiring to get married, Ruby is determined to attend university when she grows up, just like the boys in her family. Based upon the inspirational story of the author's grandmother and accompanied by richly detailed illustrations, Ruby's... show more
Ruby is unlike most little girls in old China. Instead of aspiring to get married, Ruby is determined to attend university when she grows up, just like the boys in her family. Based upon the inspirational story of the author's grandmother and accompanied by richly detailed illustrations, Ruby's Wish is an engaging portrait of a young girl who strives for more and a family who rewards her hard work and courage.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780811834902 (0811834905)
ASIN: 811834905
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Pages no: 36
Edition language: English
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Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it
5.0 Ruby's Wish by Shirin Yim Bridges
Genre: Family / China / School / Independence Year Published:2002 Year Read: 2015 Publisher: Chronicle Books I have read many children’s books that take place in China, but I had read a children’s book that is as inspirational and heartwarming as “Ruby’s Wish!” “Ruby’s Wish” is an Ezra J...
Ama's Picture Books
Ama's Picture Books rated it
4.0 Ruby's Wish
by Shirin Yim Bridges, illustrated by Sophie Blackall I enjoyed this book. Ruby is a smart strong girl (my favorite kind), who is determined to learn as much as she can. I love the fact that the book is based on the author's grandmother.
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
4.0 Ruby's Wish
Wonderful, engaging story based on the experiences of the author's grandmother.
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
An uplifting (and true!) story that give a great sense of time and place. Now I want to know more about Ruby!
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