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andlt;B andgt;Following her motherand#8217;s death, Ruby is reluctantly reunited with her estranged movie star father in this stunning free verse novel featuring a new cover and larger trim size.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;When Rubyand#8217;s mother dies, sheand#8217;s dragged three thousand miles away from her gorgeous boyfriend, Ray, to live in LA with her father, who sheand#8217;s only ever seen in movies. Heand#8217;s a mega-famous actor who divorced her mom before Ruby was even born, and while the rest of the world may love him, Ruby definitely does not.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;But as time passes and pages turn, Ruby comes to understand that circumstances are far more complicated than they seem, and sometimes forgiveness is found where you least expect it. This award-winning and bestselling novel in verse weaves a gripping narrative that is accessible as it is compelling.

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Sonya Sones has written four novels-in-verse: Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy, One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies, What My Mother Doesn’t Know, and its companion, What My Girlfriend Doesn’t Know. Her books have been honored with a Christopher Award, the Myra Cohn Livingston Poetry Award, and the Claudia Lewis Award for Poetry. But the coolest honor she ever got was when What My Mother Doesn’t Know made it onto the ALA’s list of Top Ten Most Challenged Books, thrice. She lives near the beach in California. You can visit her at SonyaSones.com.

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Sones, Sonya
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Situations / Dating & Sex
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
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