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Ruby Holler

Author: Sharon Creech
Publisher: New York : Joanna Cotler Books/Harper Collins Publishers, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Thirteen-year-old fraternal twins Dallas and Florida have grown up in a terrible orphanage but their lives change forever when an eccentric but sweet older couple invites them each on an adventure, beginning in an almost magical place called Ruby Holler.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Creech
ISBN: 0060277327 9780060277321 0060277335 9780060277338 0060560150 9780060560157
OCLC Number: 45487314
Awards: Young Hoosier Book Award Winner 2005.
Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Silver Bird --
The Boxton Creek Home --
Ruby Holler --
Mush --
Thinking Corners --
The Opportunity --
Doubts --
Hansel and Gretel --
The God --
The Egg --
The Grump --
Work --
Gravy --
Wood --
Conversations in the Night --
The Axe --
The Rocker --
The Trepids --
Understone Funds --
Through the Holler --
Lost and Found --
A Trip to Boxton --
Ready --
Tiller and Sairy --
The Holler at Night --
Shack Talk --
Trials --
Mrs. Trepid --
Decisions --
Nightmares --
Medicine --
Paddling and Hiking --
Z's Report --
Bearings --
Stiff --
A Long Chain --
Word Pictures --
Surveying --
The Worrywarts --
Babies in the Box --
Shopping --
Dorkhead --
Loops --
Progress --
The Rock --
Stones in the Holler --
Running --
More Shopping --
Underwater --
The Feeling --
Z --
The One-Log Raft --
The Dunces --
Slow Motion --
On the Road --
On the River --
The Soggy Heart --
Preparations --
Investments --
Hospital Talk --
Mr. Trepid's Adventure --
Jewels --
Mission-Accomplished Cake --
Appraisals --
Conversations in the Night --
Dreams.
Responsibility: Sharon Creech.
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Thirteen-year-old fraternal twins Dallas and Florida have grown up in a terrible orphanage but their lives change forever when an eccentric but sweet older couple invites them each on an adventure, beginning in an almost magical place called Ruby Holler.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-02-09) Good Permalink

     Twin orphans pass through several foster homes before coming to Tiller and Sairy in Ruby Holler.  The plot takes several twists and turns before coming to a conclusion, which is really only another beginning.  An excellent and satisfying read, both predictable and...
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