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.

purchase this book

Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

Ivy Aberdeens Letter to the World Book Cover