Wednesday, 30 July 2014

School Days for Ruby

Our Australian Girl - School Days for Ruby
Author: Penny Mathews

School Days for Ruby is about Ruby Quinlan and what life was like for her in 1931. She lived in England with her mother and her aunt's family. She had a nasty best friend and since these new kids in school moved in, the trouble had just begun. She faces being best friends with
kids whose dad was in jail and starts getting bullied by the school. Thankfully for her school teacher as a strict man he believes he can help her and the newies. At last she finds out that her own dad is in jail as well. I feel so sorry for Ruby and the book is sooo sad!!!
Type of story: History
How good was it? Fantastic

Cranbourne Library Adventures' Club
Age: 10