cover image LOVE, RUBY LAVENDER

LOVE, RUBY LAVENDER

Deborah Wiles, Author . Harcourt $5.95 (212p) ISBN 978-0-15-20

Charming nine-year-old Ruby invites readers to view life with her grandmother in small-town Halleluia, Mississippi, with a winsome third-person narrative that incorporates letters, newspaper articles and an abundance of comical details. Ages 8-12. (Mar.)