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Ruby Bridges (History Maker Bios)

Ruby Bridges (History Maker Bios)

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by Madeline Donaldson
     
 

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True or False?
When Ruby Bridges went to first grade in New Orleans, Louisiana, on November 14, 1960, she made history.
 
True!
Ruby Bridges was the first African American student to attend William Frantz Public School. Angry mobs tried to stop her. But U.S. marshals kept her safe.

  • She was the only student in her first grade

Overview

True or False?
When Ruby Bridges went to first grade in New Orleans, Louisiana, on November 14, 1960, she made history.
 
True!
Ruby Bridges was the first African American student to attend William Frantz Public School. Angry mobs tried to stop her. But U.S. marshals kept her safe.

  • She was the only student in her first grade class.
  • She couldn't go outside for recess because of the angry mobs. She and her teacher stayed inside and did jumping jacks to music.
  • When she was in first grade, U.S. marshals took her to and from school.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435114104
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Series:
History Maker Bios Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

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