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White, Ruth 1942-

Overview
Works: 62 works in 239 publications in 3 languages and 22,876 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction 
Classifications: PZ7.W58446, [FIC]
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Belle Prater's boy by Ruth White( Book )
30 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,916 libraries worldwide
When Woodrow's mother suddenly disappears, he moves to his grandparents' home in a small Virginia town where he befriends his cousin and together they find the strength to face the terrible losses and fears in their lives
The search for Belle Prater by Ruth White( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 3,505 libraries worldwide
In 1955, Woodrow and his cousin Gypsy befriend a new girl in their seventh grade class in rural Virginia, and the three of them set off to find Woodrow's missing mother, encountering unlikely and intriguing coincidences along the way
Buttermilk Hill by Ruth White( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 3,102 libraries worldwide
When Lindy's parents divorce and gradually begin to make new lives for themselves she finds all the changes difficult, but in time she starts to find her own way
Memories of Summer by Ruth White( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,859 libraries worldwide
In 1955, thirteen-year-old Lyric finds her whole life changing when her family moves from the hills of Virginia to a town in Michigan and her older sister Summer begins descending into mental illness
Tadpole by Ruth White( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,771 libraries worldwide
In rural Kentucky in 1955, Serilda Collins, single mother of four lively girls, discovers that her orphaned nephew is being subjected to brutality
Way Down Deep by Ruth White( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,533 libraries worldwide
In the West Virginia town of Way Down Deep in the 1950s, a foundling called Ruby June is happily living with Miss Arbutus at the local boarding house when suddenly, after the arrival of a family of outsiders, the mystery of Ruby's past begins to unravel
Little Audrey by Ruth White( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
In 1948, eleven-year-old Audrey lives with her father, mother, and three younger sisters in Jewell Valley, a coal mining camp in Southwest Virginia, where her mother still mourns the death of a baby, her father goes on drinking binges on paydays, and Audrey tries to recover from the scarlet fever that has left her skinny and needing to wear glasses
Sweet Creek Holler by Ruth White( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Ginny Shortt, six years old and facing life in a new town with her mama and older sister, finds the townspeople friendly, but over the next six years sees that the town is darkened by Miz Moore's vicious rumors
You'll like it here (everybody does) by Ruth White( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Forced to flee a small North Carolina town when the neighbors suspect they are aliens, sixth-grader Meggie Blue and her family leave Earth and arrive in Fashion City, where individuality is punished and the greatest crime is being "grossly unique."
Belle Prater's boy by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
When Woodrow's mother suddenly disappears, he moves to his grandparents' home in a small Virginia town where he befriends his cousin and together they find the strength to face the terrible losses and fears in their lives
Weeping willow by Ruth White( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Despite all the problems she faces at home, Tiny Lambert's experiences at Black Gap High School help her begin to feel good about herself --until the day that she is raped by her stepfather
A month of Sundays by Ruth White( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1956 while her mother is in Florida searching for a job, fourteen-year-old April Garnet Rose, who has never met her father, stays with her terminally ill aunt in Virginia and accompanies her as she visits different churches, looking for God
The search for Belle Prater by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
In 1955, Woodrow and his cousin Gypsy befriend a new girl in their seventh grade class in rural Virginia, and the three of them set off to find Woodrow's missing mother, encountering unlikely and intriguing coincidences along the way
The treasure of Way Down Deep by Ruth White( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
In 1954, when mine closings bring an economic crisis to Way Down Deep, West Virginia, foundling Ruby Jolene Hurley makes a thirteenth-birthday wish to find the treasure rumored to have been buried by one of the town's founders
You'll like it here (everybody does) by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Although Meggie Blue seems to be an average sixth-grader, she is abnormally frightened when residents of her small North Carolina town become fixated on aliens, and soon she and her family are forced to flee, making it clear that all is not as it seems
Memories of Summer by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
In 1955, thirteen-year-old Lyric finds her whole life changing when her family moves from the hills of Virginia to a town in Michigan and her older sister Summer begins descending into mental illness
Tadpole by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
For the four Collins girls, life is about as predictable as the fading curls on their dollar perms. But things get interesting when their cousin Tadpole comes to town, bringing a talent for playing his old guitar and a knack for finding fun, even in chores
Buttermilk Hill by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
When Lindy's parents divorce and gradually begin to make new lives for themselves she finds all the changes difficult, but in time she starts to find her own way
Weeping willow by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Despite all the problems she faces at home, Tiny Lambert's experiences at Black Gap High School help her begin to feel good about herself -- until the day she is raped by her stepfather
All'ombra del salice by Ruth White( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Italian and held by 34 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Howaito, Rūsu 1942-
Miller, Ruth White, 1942-
White, Ruth C., 1942-
White, Ruth Carol, 1942-
ホワイト, ルース
Languages
English (165)
German (4)
Italian (3)
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