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The Story of Ruby Bridges

by Robert Coles and George Ford

Paperback, 1 v. (unpaged), Scholastic, List Price: $6.99 |

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Written by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and illustrated by the Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist of Ray Charles, an anniversary edition features Bridges' new afterword, describes how she integrated an all-white New Orleans school in 1960 and remembers heated protests by angry citizens.