Through My Eyes

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Through My Eyes
Author: Bridges, Ruby
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Time Period: Modern Age
Time Frame: 1960-1963
Geographic Area: North America
Country: United States
Topics: Civil Rights, Segregation, Ruby Bridges
Genre: Non Fiction, Biography
Reading Age: Middle Grade, Upper Middle Grade
Format: Picture Book
Published: 1999

American History > Modern Age > African American History

In November 1960, all of America watched as a tiny six-year-old black girl, surrounded by federal marshals, walked through a mob of screaming segregationists and into her school. An icon of the civil rights movement, Ruby Bridges chronicles each dramatic step of this pivotal event in history through her own words.

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