The extraordinary true story of Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to integrate a New Orleans school--now with simple text for young readers! In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges walked through an angry crowd and into a school where she changed history. This is the true story of an extraordinary little girl who helped shape our country when she became the first African-American to attend an all-white school in New Orleans. With simple text and historical photographs, this easy reader explores an amazing moment in history and the courage of a young girl who stayed strong in the face of racism.
Age Range: 4 - 8 years Grade Level: Preschool - 3 Lexile Measure: 410L (What's this?) Series: Scholastic Reader Level 2 Paperback: 32 pages Publisher: Cartwheel Books; 1st edition (December 1, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0545108551 ISBN-13: 978-0545108553 Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 8 inches