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The Center of Everything (Paperback)

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January 2013 Indie Next List

“Everything in Ruby Pepperdine's life has been wrong since her beloved grandmother died. Even her two best friends aren't talking to her anymore. With the town gearing up for Bunning Day -- the annual celebration of the invention of the doughnut -- Ruby knows she has just one chance to make things right. But what if she makes the wrong wish? Ruby will win your heart as she navigates the rough waters of grief and friendship and growing up.”
— Sandy Scott, The Galaxy Bookshop, Hardwick, VT

About the Author

Linda Urban's debut novel, "A Crooked Kind of Perfect", was selected for many best books lists and was nominated for twenty state awards. She is also the author of "Hound Dog True", a Kirkus Best Book of 2011, the acclaimed novel "The Center of Everything, "and the picture book Mouse Was Mad, illustrated by Henry Cole. A former bookseller, she lives in Vermont. Visit her website at
Product Details
ISBN: 9780544340695
ISBN-10: 0544340698
Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company
Publication Date: February 3rd, 2015
Pages: 208
Language: English