This Is Your Time

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Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
Delacorte Press
Publish Date
Pages
64
Dimensions
5.3 X 7.1 X 0.6 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593378526

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About the Author

Ruby Bridges is a civil rights activist who, at the age of six, was the first black student to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. She was born in Mississippi in 1954, the same year the United States Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision ordering the integration of public schools. Her family later moved to New Orleans, where on November 14, 1960, Bridges began attending William Frantz Elementary School, single-handedly initiating the desegregation of public education in New Orleans. Her walk to the front door of the building was immortalized in Norman Rockwell's famous painting The Problem We All Live With, in Robert Coles's book The Story of Ruby Bridges, and in the Disney movie Ruby Bridges.

This Is Your Time is her first book in over twenty years, following the publication of her award-winning autobiography Through My Eyes.
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