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Ruby Holler
Ruby Holler
Author: Sharon Creech
"Trouble twins" Dallas and Florida are orphans who have given up believing there is such a thing as a loving home. Tiller and Sairy are an eccentric older couple who live in the beautiful, mysterious Ruby Holler, but they're restless for one more big adventure. When they invite the twins to join them on their journeys, they first m...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780060560157
ISBN-10: 0060560150
Publication Date: 1/1/2004
Pages: 336
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 32 ratings
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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reviewed Ruby Holler on
Helpful Score: 1
Not my favorite Sharon Creech because I did not identify with the characters as well as I have in her other books. However, it was a quick, satisfying, feel-good book, which is what I was shooting for. I read Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech's most popular work when I was in Junior High, but did not pick up her other works until I was in my late teens/early adult years; because of this I don't know if I recommend her books generally for adolescents, but I do with this one. It is tailored to a younger audience, but as with all of her books some of the themes (such as a parent who is unsure how to change his life and does not tell his children that he is their father) may be topics an adult would want to talk through with their child.
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reviewed Ruby Holler on + 33 more book reviews
I read this book with my daughter, who really hoped there was a sequel.
It is a well written story of two orphans who trust no one. The orphans are taken in by a couple looking to each have a seperate adventure before they are too old to follow through on their plans. The main characters find out that adventure can be found in many places and they can trust one another.
A sequel would be very welcome.
nana23 avatar reviewed Ruby Holler on + 243 more book reviews
Sharon Creech is a great author for younger readers, and this one does not disappoint.
duibheasa avatar reviewed Ruby Holler on + 3 more book reviews
This is about a young brother and sister who come to live with eccentric strangers in the country and discover the meaning of family. A good read.
jeanclaude avatar reviewed Ruby Holler on + 4 more book reviews
I absolutely loved this book. I am a fan of Sharon Creech. She has such a great writing style.
reviewed Ruby Holler on + 7 more book reviews
Fun for kids of all ages
banana27 avatar reviewed Ruby Holler on + 12 more book reviews
very commpellingg
reviewed Ruby Holler on + 11 more book reviews
I loved this book!!! I have read it over and over again.
reviewed Ruby Holler on + 14 more book reviews
great for upper elementary or junior high students; Sharon Creech never lets us down
Literature Circle Questions are included in the back; great for teachers!


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