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The Story Of Ruby Bridges

ISBN-10: 0439472261
ISBN-13: 9780439472265
Author: Coles, Robert
Illustrated by: Ford, George
Interest Level: K-3
Publisher: Scholastic

Publication Date: September 2010

Copyright: 1995

Page Count: 32


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$5.99
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Interest Level

Grades K-3

Reading Level

Guided Reading: O
Lexile: AD730L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.4
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

Genre

BIOGRAPHY

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Girls & Women

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism

Description
The inspirational true story of Ruby Bridges. 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 continues to resonate more than 60 years later.
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