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I Am Ruby Bridges

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Ruby Bridges tells her story as never before. She shares the events of the momentous day in 1960 when she became the first black child to integrate the all-white William Franz Elementary School. This is a personal and intimate look through a child's lens at a landmark moment in Civil Rights history. Based on the children's book by Ruby Bridges.

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    Stephanie G. (Covina, CA)
    December 8th, 2023 at 04:41 PM

    great story! I like that this one showed a different perspective

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    Anonymous (Indianola, IA)
    May 3rd, 2023 at 10:06 AM

    Thank you for including this title!

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    Grace E. (Garnet Valley, PA)
    March 2nd, 2023 at 06:54 AM

    My little kids loved this animated book reading. We concentrate on Black History the entire month of February, and it fit perfectly into our study of the Civil Rights era!