When Ruthie's mother is called away on a long business trip, suddenly nothing seems to be going right. Ruthie's father just can't keep things together, and each sitter is worse than the last.
When Alice steps into Rut ie's life, the weak winter light recedes. The air seems warm, and everything is brighter. Here is the baby-sitter who can change Ruthie's world -- or destroy it.
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Jane Denitz Smith was born in Allentown, PA, and graduated from Clark University. Her first book, Mary, By Myself, was hailed as "an impressive first novel from a promising new author" by Horn Book Magazine. She is also the author of Charlie is a Chicken published by HarperCollins.An English teacher and mother of three children, Ms. Smith lives in Massachusetts.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060292792
Book Description HarperCollins, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060292792
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