Laura Ruby

Finalist, 2015 National Book Awards

Laura Ruby is the author of seven books for children and teens including Bone Gap, a 2015 National Book Award Finalist, winner of the Michael L. Printz Award, and a Publisher’s Weekly Best Book of 2015. She also writes short fiction for adults. She is on the faculty of Hamline University’s MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program. .
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Bone Gap

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby book cover, 2015
ISBN 9780062317605 Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins Children's Books

Eighteen-year-old Finn, an outsider in his quiet Midwestern town, is the only witness to the abduction of town favorite Roza, but his inability to distinguish between faces makes it difficult for him to help with the investigation, and subjects him to even more ridicule and bullying. More about this book >

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Laura Ruby

Laura Ruby is the author of seven books for children and teens including Bone Gap, a 2015 National Book Award Finalist, winner of the Michael L. Printz Award, and a Publisher’s Weekly Best Book of 2015. She also writes short fiction for adults. She is on the faculty of Hamline University’s MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program.

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