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The Ruby stories

Author: Penny Matthews; Lucia Masciullo
Publisher: [North Sydney, N.S.W.] : Puffin Books, 2018. ©2013
Series: Our Australian girl
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's 1930 . . . and Ruby Quinlan lives in a big house in Adelaide with her parents and her fox terrier, Baxter. As she prepares for her twelfth birthday party, Ruby has never been happier, but the world outside is experiencing harder times. Ruby knows that lots of people are losing their jobs, but her own family life seems comfortable and secure . . . until things start falling apart. Happy-go-lucky, compassionate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Matthews; Lucia Masciullo
ISBN: 9780143788683 014378868X 9780143788690 0143788698
OCLC Number: 1048247196
Description: 453 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Meet Ruby --
Ruby and the country cousins --
School days for Ruby --
Ruby of Kettle Farm.
Series Title: Our Australian girl
Responsibility: Penny Matthews ; with illustrations by Lucia Masciullo.

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It's 1930 . . . and Ruby Quinlan lives in a big house in Adelaide with her parents and her fox terrier, Baxter. As she prepares for her twelfth birthday party, Ruby has never been happier, but the world outside is experiencing harder times. Ruby knows that lots of people are losing their jobs, but her own family life seems comfortable and secure . . . until things start falling apart. Happy-go-lucky, compassionate and loving, Ruby is an unforgettable Australian Girl.

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