The Story of Ruby Bridges
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.
Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; racism; prejudice; segregation
mother and father
ABC Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 1996
South Carolina Children's Book Award, 1998
school integration; education; freedom; race relations; school system; strength; New Orleans; church; Christianity
Coles, Robert, "The Story of Ruby Bridges" (1995). Diverse Families. 801.