I Am Ruby Bridges

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Orchard Books
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
8.6 X 11.2 X 0.5 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781338753882

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About the Author

NIKKOLAS SMITH a native of Houston, Texas, is a Master of Architecture recipient from Hampton University. He is an ARTivist, Concept artist, Children's Books Author, Film Illustrator and Movie poster designer (Black Panther, Soul, Beale Street, Southside With You, Dear White People, Stranger Fruit). He is the author/ illustrator of the picture books The Golden Girls of Rio (nominated for an NAACP Image Award) and My Hair Is Poofy And That's Okay and the illustrator of I am Ruby Bridges.The latest children's book he has illustrated, World Cup Women, features the World Champion USWNT. He lives in Los Angeles, California. RUBY BRIDGES became a pioneer in school integration at the age of six, when she was chosen to spend her first-grade year in what had formerly been an all-white elementary school. Ruby Bridges now works as a lecturer, telling her story to adults and children alike. She lives with her husband and sons in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Reviews

Praise for I Am Ruby Bridges:

* "Any picture book collection tackling the Civil Rights Movement has to start here. Highly recommended for all shelves, this exemplary title for history and biography collections shows how the events of the world impact our youngest citizens." -- School Library Journal, starred review

"A unique angle on a watershed moment in the civil rights era." -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Through My Eyes:

"Compelling." -- School Library Journal

"Bridges's words, recalling a child's innocence and trust, are more vivid than even the best of the photos. Like poetry or prayer, they melt the heart." -- Publishers Weekly