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Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath by Lauren…

Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath (edition 2013)

by Lauren Child, Lauren Child (Illustrator)

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Title:Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath
Authors:Lauren Child
Other authors:Lauren Child (Illustrator)
Info:Candlewick (2013), Hardcover
Collections:Your library
Tags:coolspy spy funny love secret agent grace

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Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath by Lauren Child



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Ruby Redfort is a kick. I'm liking this even more than the first one.
  bookwren | Nov 16, 2013 |
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  activelearning | Jul 10, 2013 |
Ruby was first introduced in the Clarice Beans novels. Ruby is a detective, but I see her more as a spy-in-training. Strange things are happening in Twinford, where Ruby and her parents live. Sea creatures are acting strangely, oceans currents are changing, and the Twinford pirates have been attacking ships. What's a young spy and codebraker to do -- Why jump right in and solve the case. Ruby is adventurous and a master of misdirection when it comes to getting in her spy training. The book is a delight to read and at the same time shows a 13 year-old who is smart and cool and who doesn't need foul language to make a point. I look forward to reading other books in the series. ( )
  Pat2011 | Jun 7, 2013 |
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The sun flickered on the ocean, cutting bright diamonds of light into the surface of the indigo water.
Clue: It swims in the sea, but it's named after a guadruped. It was once on the surface, but now it's on the bottom. (p. 33)
There was a jingle playing, some commercial about the benefits of eating cereal with raisins in it if you wanted to have a productive day at school. Ruby couldn't see it herself; she had always felt that raisins had no business being in breakfast cereal. Who wants to eat a shriveled grape floating in milk? (p. 137)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 076365468X, Hardcover)

Crack open Ruby Redfort’s second adventure — and you will literally be on the edge of your wits.

Everyone’s favorite girl detective is back for a second mind-blowing installment, packed with all the off-the-wall humor, action, and friendship of the first book. This time, though, it’s an adventure on the wide-open ocean, and Ruby is all at sea. . . . Can she crack the case of the Twinford pirates while evading the clutches of a vile sea monster as well as the evil Count von Viscount? Well, you wouldn’t want to bet against her.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:21:14 -0400)

An adventure on the wide open ocean, and Ruby is all at sea. Can she crack the case while evading the clutches of the evil Count von Viscount? Well, you wouldn't want to bet against her.

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