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The Resource Ruby's wish

Ruby's wish

Label
Ruby's wish
Title
Ruby's wish
Statement of responsibility
by Shirin Yim Bridges ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Title variation
Rubys wish
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ruby is unlike most little girls in old China. Instead of aspiring to get married, Ruby is determined to attend university when she grows up, just like the boys in her family. Based upon the inspirational story of the author's grandmother and accompanied by richly detailed illustrations, Ruby's Wish is an engaging portrait of a young girl who strives for more and a family who rewards her hard work and courage
Member of
Summary
In China, at a time when few girls are taught to read or write, Ruby dreams of going to the university with her brothers and male cousins
Tone
Writing style
Character
Illustration
Award
  • Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award, 2003.
  • Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award, 2003.
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
118168
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
860
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ruby's wish
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11849491
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781452133478
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11849491
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11849491
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ruby's wish
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11849491
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781452133478
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11849491
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11849491
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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