Ruby'S Hope
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Dorothea Lange's Depression-era "Migrant Mother" photograph is an icon of American history. Behind this renowned portrait is the story of a family struggling against all odds to survive.

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Monica Kulling is the author of over fifty books for children. She received a BA in creative writing from the University of Victoria. Her books have been selected for many honors, including Simon Wiesenthal Center's "Once Upon a World Children's Book Award" and the Norma Fleck Award for Children's Non-Fiction. She lives in Toronto, Canada.

Sarah Dvojack grew up in Washington and has a passion for circus history, Irish dance, and 20th century history. She graduated from Seattle's Cornish College of the Arts with a degree in Graphic Design and went on to study in the School of Visual Arts' MFA Illustration as Visual Essay program. She currently lives in New York.

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[A] compassionate lens for this moving story. - Kirkus Reviews A great introduction to the photography of Dorothea Lange; a must-have for your Dust Bowl units. - School Library Journal [Ruby's Hope] offers an introduction to the era from a child's perspective...An unusual historical picture book. -Booklist

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