The Story of Ruby Bridges

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Author(s):
Robert Coles
Illustrator(s):
George Ford
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Scholastic
ISBN:
978-0439472265
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

The story of a young girl who confronted the hostility of the white community when she became the first African-American in Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.

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Lillian's Right to Vote

Jonah Winter

This book recalls America’s battle for civil rights in an account of one woman’s fierce determination to make it up the hill and make her voice heard.

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