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Smothers, Ethel Footman.
New York : Farrar, Straus Giroux,
IL K-3, RL 3.0
and her family are migrant workers. That means they move around a
lot to find work. They pick crops so they need to move to where the
crops are. There isn't much money in this work and Ruby knows that
the little they have won't stretch far enough to buy a real store-bought
book. So, she writes her own books on scraps of paper. But
she does long for a real book. Will she ever be able to have one?
Migrant labor -- Fiction.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
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