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Story of Ruby Bridges

ISBN-10: 0439472261

ISBN-13: 9780439472265

Edition: 50th (Anniversary)

Authors: Robert Coles, George Ford

List price: $6.99
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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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Book details

List price: $6.99
Edition: 50th
Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Robert Coles is a professor of psychiatry & medical humanities at the Harvard Medical School, a research psychiatrist for the Harvard University Health Services, & the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard College. His many books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Children of Crisis" series as well as the best-selling "The Spiritual Life of Children" & "The Moral Intelligence of Children". Dr. Coles is a founding editor of the award-winning magazine "DoubleTake".