Ruby Bridges (Rookie Biographies)
Meet Ruby Bridges!
Fact-filled Rookie Read-About Biographies introduce the youngest readers to influential women and men, both past and present. Colorful photos and age appropriate text encourage children to read on their own-as they learn about people like Serena Williams, Neil Armstrong, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank and many more. 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.