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Bridges, Ruby

Summary: "When Ruby Bridges was six years old, she became the first African American student to integrate an elementary school in the South. Told in the perspective of her six year old self and based on the pivotal events that happened in 1960, Ruby tells her story like never before. Embracing her name and learning that even at six years old she was able to pave the path for future generations, this is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2022

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Bridges, Ruby

Summary: Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first African American to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--shares her story through text and historical photographs, offering a powerful call to action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2020

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BRIDGES 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

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

Turner, Myra Faye

Summary: "When 6-year-old Ruby Bridges and her mother went to William Frantz Elementary School on November 14, 1960, they arrived to find an angry crowd of white people shouting racist insults. For her safety, Ruby had to be escorted to school every day by U.S. Marshals. But despite the hateful attitudes of others, Ruby didn't miss a single day of school that year. Discover the incredible bravery of one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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Magoon, Kekla

Summary: "A chapter book biography of Ruby Bridges, part of the She Persisted series"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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

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

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

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 Nonfiction, Call number: J Bio Bridges

Summary: Inspired by She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up, and rose up against the odds. This collection includes the first eight biographies in the series.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Coles, Robert.

Summary: Capturing the courage of a little girl facing racism and hatred alone, the true story of Ruby Bridges reveals how she helped shape American history as the first African American child sent to first grade in a white school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1995

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BRIDGES COL

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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