The Story of Ruby Bridges
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"Please, God, try to forgive those people. Because even if they say those bad things, They don't know what they're doing."
This is the true story of an extraordinary 6-year-old who helped shape history when she became the first African-American sent to first grade in an all white school. This moving book captures the courage of a little girl standing alone in the face of racism.
"Ford's moving watercolor paintings...capture the...warmth of Ruby's family and community, the immense powers against her, and her shining inner strength." --Booklist
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Calabrom2 - LibraryThing
The story of Ruby Bridge's is a historical story. I read this story to my class during February for Black History Month. This is a great story of the life of Ruby and what she went through during the 1960's. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jmistret - LibraryThing
Ruby Bridges was selected among 4 other African American girls in New Orleans to attend two all white schools. Three were placed to McDonough 19 and Ruby was sent to William Frantz Elementary located ... Read full review