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White, Ruth 1942-

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Works: 44 works in 248 publications in 9 languages and 22,506 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Children's audiobooks  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W58446, [FIC]
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Belle Prater's boy by Ruth White( Book )
38 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 3,775 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. Woodrow's cousin, Gypsy, lives next door, and the two children find they have much in common. But unlike Woodrow, who has accepted his mother's disappearance, Gypsy can't get over her father's death. That's when Woodrow tells Gypsy the truth about his mother. Twelve-year-old Gypsy struggles to understand the mystery of her Aunt Belle's sudden disappearance, and why her cousin, Woodrow, Belle's son, is acting so calm. When Woodrow finally reveals that he is keeping a secret about Belle, Gypsy begins to realize that people have different ways of facing the often painful truth of things
The search for Belle Prater by Ruth White( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 3,465 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 3,051 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 )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,785 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 )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,697 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 )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,529 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 )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,058 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 )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 846 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
Weeping willow by Ruth White( Book )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 783 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
Belle Prater's boy by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 750 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
You'll like it here (everybody does) by Ruth White( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 691 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."
A month of Sundays by Ruth White( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1956 while her mother is in Florida searching for a job, April Garnet Rose stays with her terminally ill aunt in Virginia and accompanies her as she visits different churches, looking for God
The treasure of Way Down Deep by Ruth White( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 488 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
The search for Belle Prater by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 425 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
You'll like it here (everybody does) by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 320 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 )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 218 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 215 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 106 libraries worldwide
When Lindy's parents divorce and begin to make new lives for themselves, she finds all the changes difficult. But she takes refuge in her poetry and gradually adjusts to her new world
Weeping willow by Ruth White( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 91 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
Mix and match : activities for classification by Ruth White( Book )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Activities for building classification skills with emphasis on applying them to everyday living
 
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Alternative Names
Howaito, Rūsu 1942-
Miller, Ruth White 1942-
Ruth White amerikansk författare
Ruth White amerikansk skribent
Ruth White écrivaine américaine
Ruth White US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
Wayt, Ros 1942-
White, Ruth C. 1942-
White, Ruth Carol 1942-
روت وایت نویسنده آمریکایی
ホワイト, ルース
Languages
English (175)
German (17)
Italian (11)
French (5)
Dutch (4)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
Indonesian (1)
Korean (1)
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