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The Story of Ruby Bridges
(Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

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Published:
Scholastic Inc. 2010
Format:
Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 730L
Status:
Available from OverDrive
Description

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first African American child to integrate a New Orleans school with this paperback reissue! The year is 1960, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges and her family have recently moved from Mississippi to New Orleans in search of a better life. When a judge orders Ruby to attend first grade at William Frantz Elementary, an all-white school, Ruby must face angry mobs of parents who refuse to send their children to school with her. Told with Robert Coles' powerful narrative and dramatically illustrated by George Ford, Ruby's story of courage, faith, and hope is now available in this special 50th anniversary edition with an updated afterword!

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Street Date:
11/01/2010
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780545337670
ASIN:
B00W2BQE28
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile code:
AD: Adult Directed
Lexile measure:
730
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APA Citation (style guide)

Robert Coles. (2010). The Story of Ruby Bridges. Scholastic Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Robert Coles. 2010. The Story of Ruby Bridges. Scholastic Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Robert Coles, The Story of Ruby Bridges. Scholastic Inc, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Robert Coles. The Story of Ruby Bridges. Scholastic Inc, 2010. Web.

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