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

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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 is a Civil Rights icon, activist, author, and speaker who at the age of six was the first Black student to integrate an all-white elementary school in Louisiana. Bridges is the recipient of numerous awards, including the NAACP Martin Luther King Award, the Presidential Citizens Medal, and honorary doctorate degrees from Connecticut College, College of New Rochelle, Columbia University Teachers College, and Tulane University. Bridges is also the author of I am Ruby Bridges, Through My Eyes, and This is Your Time. Ruby lives in Louisiana with her family.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780545108553
ISBN-10: 0545108551
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: December 1st, 2009
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Scholastic Reader, Level 2