Ruby lives with her large family in China. She loves the color red, her Grandfather and learning. In China, boys go to university while girls get married. Ruby would love to go to university, and writes a poem about her secret wish. When her grandfather finds the poem, he surprises her with a gift she never thought she would have. Based on the life of the author's grandmother, this true story wonderfully illustrates the values of learning and family. Beautifully illustrated by Sophie Blackall, the artwork adds even more heart to the warmth of this story. Recommended for ages 4-7.
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