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Ribke, Simone T.

Summary: A biography on Ruby Bridges and how she stood up against racism and hatred to help integrate Louisiana's school system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BRI

Bridges, Ruby.

Summary: Ruby Bridges recounts the story of her involvement, as a six-year-old, in the integration of her school in New Orleans in 1960.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BRI

Broom, Sarah M.

4 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Sarah M. Broom's [memoir] The Yellow House tells a hundred years of her family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one of America's most mythologized cities. This is the story of a mother's struggle against a house's entropy, and that of a prodigal daughter who left home only to reckon with the pull that home exerts, even after the Yellow House was wiped off the map after...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BROOM BRO

Coles, Robert.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1995

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Bridges

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: A poetic tribute to a lesser-known part of African-American history describes how after working relentlessly for more than six days, slaves in nineteenth-century New Orleans were permitted to congregate in Congo Square.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976 WEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WEA

Summary: "This astonishing powerful documentary takes you inside Hurricane Katrina in a way never seen on screen. Incorporating remarkable home footage shot by Kimberly Rivers Roberts-an aspiring rap artist trapped with her husband in the 9th ward-directors/producers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal weave this insider's view of Katrina with a devastating protrait of the hurricane's aftermath. Trouble the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 363.34 TRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRO