The Story of Ruby Bridges
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first African American child to integrate a New Orleans school with this paperback reissue!
The year is 1960, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges and her family have recently moved from Mississippi to New Orleans in search of a better life. When a judge orders Ruby to attend first grade at William Frantz Elementary, an all-white school, Ruby must face angry mobs of parents who refuse to send their children to school with her. Told with Robert Coles' powerful narrative and dramatically illustrated by George Ford, Ruby's story of courage, faith, and hope is now available in this special 50th anniversary edition with an updated afterword!
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Review: The Story Of Ruby BridgesUser Review - Maria Flores-gasca - Goodreads
This is one beautiful true story. I have heard of the book but don't think that I have read the book. And the illustrations were a wonderful addition to the story. After reading this story I did some ... Read full review
Review: The Story of Ruby BridgesUser Review - Philitsa - Goodreads
My older daughter has a strong bent towards social justice (she's 6), so this book is great for her. Ruby was just her age in the setting of the book. After reading the book, we chat about how brave ... Read full review