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

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The extraordinary true story of Ruby Bridges, the first African-American 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 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.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780545108553
Author:
Bridges, Ruby
Publisher:
Cartwheel Books
Subject:
New Orleans (La.) Race relations.
Subject:
African Americans - Louisiana - New Orleans
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
New Orleans (La.)
Subject:
African American children
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Scholastic Reader Level 2
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
08-12

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