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 - Kandice Davis - Goodreads
This book is a must have beyond Black History Month if you have K-1st graders. Its the idea of joining a new school, especially with unfamiliar faces. They can relate to Ruby. I used this book as a ... Read full review
Review: The Story of Ruby BridgesUser Review - Diana Perry - Goodreads
The book is a short biography of Ruby Bridges who dealt with discrimination and segregation because she was dark skinned in a primarily White town. A judge enabled Ruby to attend an all White school ... Read full review