This Is Your Time

This Is Your Time

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Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges - who, at the age of six, was the first black child to integrate into an all-white elementary school in New Orleans - inspires readers and calls for action in this moving letter.

Written as a letter from civil rights activist and icon Ruby Bridges to the reader, This Is Your Time is both a recounting of Ruby’s experience as a child who had to be escorted to class by federal marshals when she was chosen to be one of the first black students to integrate into New Orleans’ all-white public school system and an appeal to generations to come to effect change.

This beautifully designed volume features photographs from the 1960s and from today, as well as stunning jacket art from The Problem We All Live With, the 1964 painting by Norman Rockwell depicting Ruby’s walk to school.
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ISBN: 9780593378526

Published Date: November 10, 2020

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Language: English

Page Count: 55

Size: 7.34" l x 5.39" w x 0.51" h