Ruby"s wish by Shirin Yim Bridges

Cover of: Ruby

Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .

Written in English

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Places:

  • China

Subjects:

  • Sex role -- Fiction,
  • Education -- Fiction,
  • China -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction

About the Edition

In China, at a time when few girls are taught to read or write, Ruby dreams of going to the university with her brothers and male cousins.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Shirin Yim Bridges ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsBlackall, Sophie, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B75234 Ru 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939795M
ISBN 100811834905
ISBN 109780439699907
LC Control Number2001007406

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