The Story of Ruby Bridges
  • Author : Robert Coles
  • Release Date : 01 June 2004
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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  • ISBN 13 : 0756930529
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Book excerpt: Category: Biography"Please, God, try to forgive those people. Because even if they say those bad things, They don't know what they're doing."This is the true story of an extraordinary 6-year-old who helped shape history when she became the first African-American sent to first grade in an all white school. This moving book captures the courage of a little girl standing alone in the face of racism."Ford's moving watercolor paintings...capture the...warmth of Ruby's family and community, the immense powers against her, and her shining inner strength." --Booklist

The Story of Ruby Bridges

The Story of Ruby Bridges

Author : Robert Coles
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Category: Biography"Please, God, try to forgive those people. Because even if they say those bad things, They don't know what they're doing."This is the true story of an extraordinary 6-year-old who helped shape history when she became the first African-American sent to first grade in an all white ...

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Author : Ruby Bridges
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Author : Ruby Bridges
Publisher : Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Genre : JUVENILE NONFICTION
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Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first African American to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--shares her story through text and historical photographs, offering a powerful call to action....

The Story of Ruby Bridges

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Author : Arlisha Norwood Alston
Publisher : Rockridge Press
Genre : Uncategorized
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Discover the life of Ruby Bridges--a story about bravery and breaking down barriers for kids ages 6 to 9 Ruby Bridges was the first Black student to attend an all-white public school in the southern United States. Before she helped desegregate schools and change the course of history, Ruby had a simple ...

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Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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In November 1960, all of America watched as a tiny six-year-old black girl, surrounded by federal marshals, walked through a mob of screaming segregationists and into her school. An icon of the civil rights movement, Ruby Bridges chronicles each dramatic step of this pivotal event in history through her own words....

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Author : Jeri Cipriano
Publisher : Beginner Biography (Look! Book
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Author : Elizabeth Raum
Publisher : Amicus Ink
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"This book for elementary readers outlines key dates throughout this change maker's life. Full-color photographs and a timeline depict each step in the road to change, from Ruby Bridges's early life through her first steps in an all-white school and her struggles against racism. A glossary, further resources, and an ...

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Publisher : Lerner Publications
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Publisher : Groundwood Books Ltd
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." This biography has black-and-white illustrations throughout....

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Author : Duchess Harris,Tom Head
Publisher : Core Library
Genre : Uncategorized
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In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges walked into William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, Louisiana. She became the first black student to attend the previously all-white school. This event paved the way for widespread school desegregation in the South. Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools explores Bridges's legacy. Aligned ...

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Publisher : Creative Editions
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Inspired by an iconic Norman Rockwell painting and translated from an original French text, this is a story about the day a little girl held her head high and changed the world....

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Author : M. Michelle Derosier
Publisher : Capstone Press
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Ruby Bridges was just six years old when she was chosen to be the first (and only) black child in the all-white William Frantz Elementary School. At the time, Ruby was too young to understand how the simple act of attending school would change the lives of many to come. ...

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Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : History
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2016 NAACP Image Award Winner An award-winning journalist reveals a little-known and shameful episode in American history, when an African man was used as a human zoo exhibit—a shocking story of racial prejudice, science, and tragedy in the early years of the twentieth century in the tradition of The Immortal ...

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Author : Kekla Magoon,Chelsea Clinton
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds! In this chapter book biography by NAACP Image Award-winning author and Coretta Scott King Honor recipient Kekla ...