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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kzilinskas - LibraryThing
Goes back to talking about Education during a segregated society. Little girl, Ruby Bridges, sent to an all white school. Parents are unhappy with this and protest outside of the school, not letting ... Read full review
Review: The Story Of Ruby BridgesUser Review - Allison - Goodreads
The Story of Ruby Bridges is an inspiring biography about a brave six year old girl. In 1960, there was an order made for four African-American children to attend all white schools. Three of the ... Read full review