The Story of Ruby Bridges (Hardcover)
Product Descriptionby Robert Coles; Illustrated by George Ford
As the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school, six-year-old Ruby Bridges finds herself in the center of a storm of hatred and prejudice. Each day, Ruby faces angry protesters as she is escorted to and from the first grade by federal marshals. With courage and dignity beyond her years, she becomes an important part of history and an example for all Americans. This is her extraordinary story.