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Through My Eyes: Bridges, Ruby; Lundell, Margo

Through My Eyes

Bridges, Ruby; Lundell, Margo

Published by Scholastic Press, New York, 1999
ISBN 10: 0590189239 / ISBN 13: 9780590189231
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Title: Through My Eyes

Publisher: Scholastic Press, New York

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very good

Signed: Inscribed by author

Book Type: book

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Inscribed by Ruby Bridges. At the age of six she was the firstblack student attend the Louisiana school, taking a place in history. She was immortalized in a painting by Norman Rockwell. Book is in excellent condition. Size: 9.5" x 11" 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 267441

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Synopsis: On November 14, 1960, a tiny six-year-old black child, surrounded by federal marshals, walked through a mob of screaming segregationists and into her school. From where she sat in the office, Ruby Bridges could see parents marching through the halls and taking their children out of classrooms. The next day, Ruby walked through the angry mob once again and into a school where she saw no other students. The white children did not go to school that day, and they wouldn't go to school for many days to come. Surrounded by racial turmoil, Ruby, the only student in a classroom with one wonderful teacher, learned to read and add.

This is the story of a pivotal event in history as Ruby Bridges saw it unfold around her. Ruby's poignant words, quotations from writers and from other adults who observed her, and dramatic photographs recreate an amazing story of innocence, courage, and forgiveness.

Ruby Bridges' story is an inspiration to us all.

Product Description: In November 1960, all of America watched as a tiny six-year-old black girl, surrounded by federal Marshall's, walked through a mob of screaming segregationists and into her school. An icon of the civil rights movement, Ruby Bridges chronicles each dramatic step of this pivotal event in history.

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