Author: Deborah Wiles
Review Writer: Book Girl
Ruby is looking forward to having a great summer. But then everything goes wrong. Her best friend, partner in crime, fellow chicken stealer and grandmother is taking a long trip to Hawaii. Plus her archenemy Melba Jane is meaner than ever. But then things start to look up when she makes a friend called Dove. Ruby is sure that she and Dove will be good friends; until Melba shows up and starts to tell the tragic story of how Melba Jane's father and Ruby's grandfather died when their car started to go off the bridge and into the road. Can Ruby turn her summer around?
"Good garden of peas! What a summer!"