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Story of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition

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The Story of Ruby Bridges, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Coles, with watercolor paintings by by Coretta Scott King Award-illustrator George Ford.

Celebrate an American story of courage, faith, and hope with this special anniversary edition!

It's 1960, and 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 Williams Frantz Elementary, an all-white school, Ruby must face angry mobs of parents who refuse to send their children to school with her. This moving picture book captures the spirit of a little girl standing alone in the face of racism.

An ABC Children's Booksellers Choice Award Winner, and a South Carolina Children's Book Award Winner. Paperback, 32 pages. Recommended ages 4 - 8, grades preschool - 3.

The story that inspired Norman Rockwell's The Problem We All Live With, find more gifts and prints and shop the collection here.

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