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The story of Ruby Bridges : a biography book for new readers / written by Arlisha Norwood, PhD, illustrated by Katie Crumpton

Norwood, Arlisha, (author.). Crumpton, Katie (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

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 childhood. She was a happy girl who helped take care of her younger siblings and loved to play outside. Her life changed when she was chosen to attend William Frantz Elementary, where she became a civil rights leader at a very young age. Explore how Ruby went from being a thoughtful girl growing up in Mississippi to a national leader in the fight for equality.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 921 BRIDGES (Text) 33892100747188 Children's New Books Book None 08/30/2021 Checked out 09/25/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781648765391
  • ISBN: 1648765394
  • Physical Description: 57 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Rockridge Press 2021

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Summary, etc.:
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 childhood. She was a happy girl who helped take care of her younger siblings and loved to play outside. Her life changed when she was chosen to attend William Frantz Elementary, where she became a civil rights leader at a very young age. Explore how Ruby went from being a thoughtful girl growing up in Mississippi to a national leader in the fight for equality.
Subject: Bridges, Ruby > Juvenile literature.
African American children > Louisiana > New Orleans > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Louisiana > New Orleans > Biography > Juvenile literature > African Americans.
New Orleans (La.) > Race relations > Juvenile literature.
School integration > Louisiana > New Orleans > Juvenile literature.
Bridges, Ruby.
African American children > Biography.
New Orleans (La.)
School integration.
Bridges, Ruby.
African Americans > New Orleans (La.) > Biography.
Children > Biography.
School integration > New Orleans (La.)
New Orleans (La.) > Race relations.
Genre: Biography.
Juvenile literature.
Juvenile Biography.
Biographies.
Juvenile literature.

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