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Written by Simone T. Ribke


ISBN: 978-0-531-20591-4

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Ruby Bridges grew up at a time when African-American people were treated as second-class citizens in many parts of the United States. At just six year old, this courageous child stood up against racism and hatred to help integrate Louisiana’s school system. Her story continues to inspire people of all ages.
Item #: 637232
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2015
Trim Size: 6" x 7"
Pages: 32
Grades: 1
Ages: 6 - 7
Dewey #: 379.2'63092
Guided Reading Level: M
Lexile Level: NC680L
AR Quiz #: 172550
AR Points: 0.5
ATOS Level: 3.9
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