Ruby Red by Linzi Alex Glass

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In Ruby's world, colour matters. Her opulent Johannesburg neighbourhood is a far cry from the streets of Soweto where anger and hatred simmer under the surface. She might not see colour or race, but others do, especially when she falls for an Afrikaans boy.

About Linzi Alex Glass

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Linzi Glass was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and moved to the United States as a young adult. She has published articles, and written plays, screenplays, short stories and two novels ndash; The Year the Gypsies Came and Ruby Red. She lives in Los Angeles with her teenage daughter, Jordan.
Published July 5, 2007 by Puffin Books. 224 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The Bookbag

Ruby Red is a story of sweet and tender first love, a story of apartheid and its ruthless cruelty, a story about the power of art, a story about family dynamics and the nature of friendship.

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Historical Novel Society

Set in South Africa during Apartheid, Ruby Winters is like any normal girl at school.

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