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Story of Ruby Bridges (Special) (Paperback) (Robert Coles)

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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first African American child to integrate a New Orleans school with this paperback reissue!The year is 1960, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges and her family have recently moved from Mississippi to New Orleans in search of a better life. When a judge orders Ruby to attend first grade at William Frantz Elementary, an all-white school, Ruby must face angry mobs of parents who refuse to send their children to school with her. Told with Robert Coles' powerful narrative and dramatically illustrated by George Ford, Ruby's story of courage, faith, and hope is now available in this special 50th anniversary edition with an updated afterword!
For months six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.
Edition: Special
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography + Autobiography / Historical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Scholastic
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Robert Coles
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2010
TCIN: 12701726
UPC: 9780439472265
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-2336
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