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Way Down Deep

by Ruth White

eBook

Although Ruby seemed to just appear out of thin air on the steps of the courthouse on the first day of summer in 1944, no one in Way Down Deep, West Virginia, ever worried too much about where the toddler came from. They figured that if Ruby's people were dumb enough to lose something as valuable as a child, then that was their problem. So even though Ruby can't help but wonder where she came from, she has led a joyful and carefree life in Way Down Deep, loved and watched over by Miss Arbutus - proprietor of The Roost, the local boardinghouse - the residents of The Roost, and the rest of the town. But when Ruby is twelve, a new family moves to Way Down Deep, and they inadvertently provide enough clues about Ruby's past that she is able to find her own people. Ruby travels from Way Down Deep to the top of Yonder Mountain to learn who she really is - only to find that she is bound to Way Down Deep by something even stronger than family ties: love.



With a touch of fairy-tale magic and a lot of heart, Ruth White explores just what it is that makes a place truly home.



Way Down Deep is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.




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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Edition: 1

Kindle Book

  • Release date: March 20, 2007

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780374706685
  • Release date: March 20, 2007

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780374706685
  • File size: 240 KB
  • Release date: March 20, 2007


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Although Ruby seemed to just appear out of thin air on the steps of the courthouse on the first day of summer in 1944, no one in Way Down Deep, West Virginia, ever worried too much about where the toddler came from. They figured that if Ruby's people were dumb enough to lose something as valuable as a child, then that was their problem. So even though Ruby can't help but wonder where she came from, she has led a joyful and carefree life in Way Down Deep, loved and watched over by Miss Arbutus - proprietor of The Roost, the local boardinghouse - the residents of The Roost, and the rest of the town. But when Ruby is twelve, a new family moves to Way Down Deep, and they inadvertently provide enough clues about Ruby's past that she is able to find her own people. Ruby travels from Way Down Deep to the top of Yonder Mountain to learn who she really is - only to find that she is bound to Way Down Deep by something even stronger than family ties: love.



With a touch of fairy-tale magic and a lot of heart, Ruth White explores just what it is that makes a place truly home.



Way Down Deep is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.




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