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 - Goodreads
Most of us have seen the iconic photo of Ruby Bridges, the little girl being led by marshalls through the hate-filled crowd. I always shudder when I see the distorted faces of the women screaming at ... Read full review
Review: The Story of Ruby BridgesUser Review - Paige Partlow - Goodreads
This is a great story about a young black girl named Ruby Bridges. She tries to attend an all white school, and, eventually, gets in. Everyone in the community seems to not agree with this, so they ... Read full review