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Ruby's wish / by Shirin Yim Bridges ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall.

Bridges, Shirin Yim. (Author). Blackall, Sophie, (illustrator.). Nobles, Kristen M., (book designer.). Fong, Jianwei, (calligrapher.). Chronicle Books (Firm), (publisher.). Great Wall Printing, (manufacturer.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 0811834905
  • ISBN: 9780811834902
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2002.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
"Book design by Kristen M. Nobles ; Chinese calligraphy by Jianwei Fong ; Manufactured by Great Wall Printing, Hong Kong, China"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Awards:
Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Book Award, 2003.
Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Book Award, 2003.
American Library Association Amelia Bloomer Project (2003)
Subject: Girls > China > Pictorial works > Juvenile fiction.
Sex role > Juvenile fiction.
Education > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers > Juvenile fiction.
Social change > Juvenile fiction.
Autonomy > Juvenile fiction.
Self-perception > Juvenile fiction.
China > History > 19th century > Juvenile fiction.
Sex role > Fiction.
Education > Fiction.
China > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Children's stories > Pictorial works.
Ezra Jack Keats book award: New writer award > 2003.
Ezra Jack Keats book award: New illustrator award > 2003.
American Library Association Amelia Bloomer Project > 2003.
Dust jackets (Bindings) > 2002.
Children's stories > Pictorial works.
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