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Bridges, Shirin Yim.
New York : Chronicle Books, 2002
IL K-3, RL 4.3
ISBN 0811834905
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I am called Ruby because I always wear red.  I live in a big house in China with more than 100 brothers and sisters!  My grandfather made a school for us in the house because there are so many of us and I have everything I could ever want, but I wish for more. On New Year’s Day, we get red envelopes that might grant us our wishes.  If you could have any wish you wanted come true, what would you wish for?  Read Ruby’s Wish to discover what I wished for – and whether or not it came true.  (Susannah Hogan, South Carolina Book Awards, 2006)
SUBJECTS:     Sex role -- Fiction.
                        Education -- Fiction.
                        China -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.


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