The Story of Ruby Bridges
Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; racism; prejudice; segregation
For months six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.
mother and father
ABC Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 1996, South Carolina Children's Book Award, 1998
school integration; education; freedom; race relations
Coles, Robert, "The Story of Ruby Bridges" (1995). DIVerse Families. 801.