Category: Biography"Please, God, try to forgive those people. Because even if they say those bad things, They don't know what they're doing."This is the true story of an extraordinary 6-year-old who helped shape history when she became the first African-American sent to first grade in an all white school. This moving book captures the courage of a little girl standing alone in the face of racism."Ford's moving watercolor paintings...capture the...warmth of Ruby's family and community, the immense powers against her, and her shining inner strength." --Booklist
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: , Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0756930529

The extraordinary true story of Ruby Bridges, the first Black child to integrate a New Orleans school -- now with simple text for young readers!
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Scholastic Inc., Pages: 32 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781338106947

Ruby Bridges tells her story as never before and shares the events of the momentous day in 1960 when Ruby became the first Black child to integrate the all-white William Franz Elementary as a six year old little girl -- a personal and intimate look through a child's lens at a landmark moment in our Civil Rights history. My work will be precious. I will bridge the "gap" between Black & white... ...and hopefully all people! I suppose some things in life are just meant to be. When Ruby Bridges was six years old, she became the first Black child to integrate the all-white William Frantz Elementary in Louisiana. Based on the pivotal events that happened in 1960 and told from her point of view, this is a poetic reflection on her experience that changed the face of history and the trajectory of the Civil Rights movement. I Am Ruby Bridges offers hope and confidence to all children. It is the perfect learning tool for schools and libraries to teach the story of Ruby Bridges and introduce this landmark story to young readers in a powerful new way. This story of innocence and courage is brought to life by NAACP-nominated artist, Nikkolas Smith through stunning and breath-taking illustrations. Embracing the meaning of her name, Bridges reflects with poignancy and heart on the way one brave little girl stood proud to help build a bridge between all people and pave the path for future generations.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Scholastic Inc., Pages: 48 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781338893212

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • CBC KIDS’ BOOK CHOICE AWARD WINNER Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges—who, at the age of six, was the first black child to integrate into an all-white elementary school in New Orleans—inspires readers and calls for action in this moving letter. Her elegant, memorable gift book is especially uplifting in the wake of Kamala Harris making US history as the first female, first Black, and first South Asian vice president–elect. Written as a letter from civil rights activist and icon Ruby Bridges to the reader, This Is Your Time is both a recounting of Ruby’s experience as a child who had to be escorted to class by federal marshals when she was chosen to be one of the first black students to integrate into New Orleans’ all-white public school system and an appeal to generations to come to effect change. This beautifully designed volume features photographs from the 1960s and from today, as well as stunning jacket art from The Problem We All Live With, the 1964 painting by Norman Rockwell depicting Ruby’s walk to school. Ruby’s honest and impassioned words, imbued with love and grace, serve as a moving reminder that “what can inspire tomorrow often lies in our past.” This Is Your Time will electrify people of all ages as the struggle for liberty and justice for all continues and the powerful legacy of Ruby Bridges endures.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Delacorte Press, Pages: 66 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780593378526

Discover the life of Ruby Bridges--a story about bravery and breaking down barriers for kids ages 6 to 9 Ruby Bridges was the first Black student to attend an all-white public school in the southern United States. Before she helped desegregate schools and change the course of history, Ruby had a simple childhood. She was a happy girl who helped take care of her younger siblings and loved to play outside. Her life changed when she was chosen to attend William Frantz Elementary, where she became a civil rights leader at a very young age. Explore how Ruby went from being a thoughtful girl growing up in Mississippi to a national leader in the fight for equality. The Story of Ruby Bridges includes: Core curriculum--Learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Ruby's life, and take a quick quiz to test your knowledge. Her lasting legacy--Explore how Ruby Bridges made the world a better place for future generations, including you! Word definitions--Discover easy-to-understand explanations of some of the more advanced words and ideas inside the book. How will Ruby's courage inspire you?
Genre: , Editor: Rockridge Press, Pages: 64 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1648765394

"This book for elementary readers outlines key dates throughout this change maker's life. Full-color photographs and a timeline depict each step in the road to change, from Ruby Bridges's early life through her first steps in an all-white school and her struggles against racism. A glossary, further resources, and an index are included"--
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Amicus Ink, Pages: 32 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1681524651

Ruby Bridges just wanted to go to a good school. She did not ask to be a hero, but she knew how to be strong. Her bravery made it possible for classrooms today to be safe places for children of all races.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Beginner Biography (Look! Book, Pages: 15 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781634409643

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds! As a first grader, Ruby Bridges was the first Black student to integrate William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, Louisiana. This was no easy task, especially for a six-year-old. Ruby's bravery and perseverance inspired children and adults alike to fight for equality and social justice. In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Kekla Magoon, readers learn about the amazing life of Ruby Bridges--and how she persisted. Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton!
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Penguin, Pages: 80 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780593115886

Ruby Bridges recounts the story of her involvement, as a six-year-old, in the integration of her school in New Orleans in 1960.
Genre: African American children, Editor: , Pages: 63 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0439362210

Ruby Bridges was born during the time of segregation in the South. In 1960, she made history when she attended an all-white school. Follow her story and learn why we still celebrate her courage today.
Genre: African Americans, Editor: Scholastic Incorporated, Pages: 29 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0439513626