The Story of Ruby Bridges

Written by Robert Coles and Illustrated by George Ford

The story of Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to attend an all-white school in New Orleans and the South. On the first day of school, she had to be escorted by U.S. marshals because of violent crowds. Her bravery paved the way for integration nationwide.

Age Range 4 - 8 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
32
Publisher
Scholastic
Grade Level Pre-K - 3rd
ISBN
9780439472265
Lexile AD730
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