Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story
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Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story

Scholastic Trade / Paperback

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Stock No: WW10855X

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This Level 2 Advanced reader is perfect for the developing reader; new vocabulary and longer sentences are included, in contrast to lower levels. Learn about the courage of Ruby Bridges, and how her story inspired others. Grades 1-2; 443 words.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Scholastic Trade
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0545108551
ISBN-13: 9780545108553
Ages: 5-7
Series: Scholastic Reader

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Publisher's Description

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.

Author Bio

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.

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