Tom Head, Ph.D.

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Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools

Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools
Freedom’s Promise
By Tom Head & Duchess Harris
Published by ABDO, Core Library
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In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges walked into William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, Louisiana. She became the first black student to attend the previously all-white school. This event paved the way for widespread school desegregation in the South. Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools explores Bridges's legacy. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Library, Trade Paperback | 48 pages | December 15, 2018