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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Undocumented: A Worker's Fight

Duncan Tonatiuh

Juan grew up in Mexico working in the fields to help provide for his family. Struggling for money, he crosses over into the U.S. and becomes an undocumented worker, living in a poor neighborhood, working hard to survive.

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