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One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies

One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies

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Middle Grade
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When Ruby’s mother dies, she must move to California to live with her movie-star father, whom she doesn’t really know. Though, she’s determined to hate her rich famous father and she misses her old life in Boston, she comes to accept her new life.

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