You'll Like It Here (Everybody Does)

You'll Like It Here (Everybody Does)

by Ruth White
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You'll Like It Here (Everybody Does) by Ruth White

While Meggie and David Blue are from another planet, they're a lot like Earth kids, with similar hopes and dreams, and can't wait to grow up. BUT they also have GROSSLY UNIQUE qualities, such as blue streaks in their hair that pop up randomly and language skills that sound like nothing on this planet. The story takes these alien kids, along with their mother and grandfather, by accident, to a far planet in which the society is not only oppressive but hostile to individual freedom. People are kept submissive through drugs and brainwashing. The Blues, who have spent time in free societies recognize the upside-down-ness of this world. They're almost helpless to do anything, but do what they can, plan their escape, and vow to help others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375865961
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 06/12/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 518,847
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Newbery Honor Award winner RUTH WHITE's out of this world story celebrates personal freedom and individual differences. Readers will relish its gross uniqueness. Everybody does.

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You'll Like It Here (Everybody Does) 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think this is a great book about an alien family that arrives in "Fasion city", a town where being grossly unique is a crime. Ruth White really convinces everyone there are really aliens out in the universe, and because of that i think everyone should read this! RUTH WHITE IS A GREAT AUTHOR!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like this book
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is awesome they are aliens. Also what is cool is that if you read sequoyah books then this is a sequoyah book.
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