A charming and hilarious coming-of-age story about two chicken thieves, best friends, and how each learns to survive loss.
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.) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.