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 - 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