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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Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Anika Aldamuy Denise

An inspiring picture book biography of storyteller, puppeteer, and New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian, who championed bilingual literature.

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré