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- DescriptionIn 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges walked through an angry crowd and into a school where she changed history. This is the true story of an extraordinary little girl who helped shape our country when she became the first African-American to attend an all-white school in New Orleans. With simple text and historical photographs, this easy reader explores an amazing moment in history and the courage of a young girl who stayed strong in the face of racism.
- Author BiographyRuby Bridges became a pioneer in school integration at the age of six, when she was chosen to spend her first-grade year in what had formerly been an all-white elementary school. Ruby Bridges now works as a lecturer, telling her story to adults and children alike. She lives with her husband and sons in New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Author(s)Ruby Bridges
- PublisherCartwheel Books
- Date of Publication01/12/2009
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Series TitleScholastic Reader: Level 2
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCartwheel Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight73 g
- Width165 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine3 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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