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This is Your Time

Bridges, Ruby
Format: Paperback
Publisher: PUSHKIN PRESS (ONE)
Published: May 6, 2021
ISBN: 9781911590590
64 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom

£8.99

On November 14, 1960, at the age of six, Ruby Bridges became the first black child to integrate an all-white school in New Orleans. Escorted by federal marshals past angry segregationist protesters, young Ruby attended William Frantz Elementary and earned a place in civil rights history. Sixty years later, Ruby has written an impassioned letter to young people engaging in the fight for racial equality.

Her words, a call to action imbued with love and grace, are paired with black-and-white photographs from then-and now. This Is Your Time will inspire readers as the struggle for liberty and justice for all continues, and the powerful legacy of Ruby Bridges endures.

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