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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Harbor Me

Jacqueline Woodson

It all starts when six young people have to meet for a weekly chat--by themselves, with no adults to listen in. There, in the room they soon dub the ARTT Room (short for "A Room to Talk"), they discover it's safe to talk about what's bothering them.

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