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Author: Sarah Dessen
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Speak, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Dessen
ISBN: 9780142414729 0142414727
OCLC Number: 320776501
Target Audience: 850
Description: 422 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Sarah Dessen.

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When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-05-28) Very Good Permalink

Ruby is abandoned by her alcoholic mother and sent to live with her estranged sister, Cora.  Cora and her husband are welcoming and sharing. Ruby thinks her life is practically perfect, but she is having a hard time adjusting to her new circumstances. She's counted on herself so long  she's...
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