Series Title: Ruby & the Booker Boys (Paperback)
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Book theme: General (see also headings under Family)
Author: Derrick Barnes & Derrick D Barnes
Street Date: July 1, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-0987
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
Derrick Barnes is the Newbery Honor author of Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, as well as several other acclaimed books, including the Ruby and the Booker Boys series: Brand New School, Brave New Ruby; Trivia Queen, Third Grade Supreme; The Slumber Party Payback; and Ruby Flips for Attention. Derrick and his wife, Tinka, reside in Kansas City, MO, with their three sons.
Illustrator Vanessa Brantley Newton trained at the Fashion School of Technology and the School of Visual Arts. She has illustrated many books for children, including Mister and Lady Day, One Love, and Let Freedom Sing. She and her husband live in Charlotte, North Carolina.