The first-hand reminiscences of Ruby Bridges who, as a six-year-old, walked through a mob of screaming segregationists and into her school. "Riveting."Publishers Weekly
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NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children
NCSS Carter G. Woodson Award
Jane Addams Children's Book Award
NCSA Children's Crown Award
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