Through My Eyes

Through My Eyes

Book - 1998
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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.

Publisher: New York : Scholastic, c1998
ISBN: 9780590189231
0590189239
Branch Call Number: 379.263 BRI
Characteristics: 63 p

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orange_dolphin_185 May 27, 2014

Even though she was a child she bought big changes to america.This is a great story that just happens to true.

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orange_dolphin_185 May 27, 2014

Ruby Bridges was a child who helped schools to accept children of different colors learning side by side.Ruby passed a test to get into the school but then parents did not want their kids going to the school Ruby was attending.

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orange_dolphin_185 May 27, 2014

I know that experience come to us for a purpose and if we follow the guidance of the spirit within us we will probably find that the purpose is a good one.

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