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Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story (Scholastic Reader, Level 2)

Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story (Scholastic Reader, Level 2)

Current price: $3.99
Publication Date: December 1st, 2009
Publisher:
Scholastic Inc.
ISBN:
9780545108553
Pages:
32
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Description

The extraordinary true story of Ruby Bridges, the first Black child to integrate a New Orleans school -- now with simple text for young readers!

In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges walked through an angry crowd and into a school, changing history. This is the true story of an extraordinary little girl who became the first Black person to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans.

With simple text and historical photographs, this easy reader explores an amazing moment in history and celebrates the courage of a young girl who stayed strong in the face of racism.

About the Author

RUBY 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.