INTERMEDIATE FICTION
Ferruolo, Jeanne Zulick

Ruby in the Sky

(3) 4-6 Twelve-year-old narrator Ruby's world has been shattered by her father's death. She plans on remaining silent, and safe, in what she hopes is a temporary home in Vermont. But a new Syrian-refugee friend, a neighbor's looming eviction, and her mother's impending jail time force Ruby to find her voice. Ferruolo's debut novel skillfully addresses timely issues and offers a realistic portrait of small-town life.

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