Brave Little Ruby

By Shannen Yauger
Level 2

When Ruby Bridges attends a new school in the 1960s, she is excited but confused. Why does she need an escort by US marshals? Why is she the only one in her classroom? How could her skin color make such a big difference in the way other people treat her? Brave Little Ruby explores the life of Ruby Bridges as she blazed a trail that helped change the hearts and minds of people throughout history.

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Region North America, United States,
Period 20th Century, 1960s
Genre Biography, Fiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library Yes
  • In The Good and the Beautiful Library
  • Top Picks
  • 5 Entertainment Value
  • 2 Moral Value
  • 5 Educational Value
  • 4 Literary Value
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