Brave Little Ruby

by Shannen Yauger

A good book encouraging bravery

November 3, 2021

My daughter loves this book! She loves how brave she is and wants to be bold like Ruby. I love that it brings this true story to life for my daughter at such a young age and gives her someone to look up to.


Great age appropriate way to learn about segregation!

October 28, 2021

We really enjoyed this book. It told the story of Ruby thoroughly, hitting on the hard stuff, while still being and uplifting and encouraging book. It led the way to some great family discussions!


Inspiring Bravery

October 28, 2021

My 1st grader just read “Ruby” and she loved it! As a mixed race child she had so many questions about what segregation meant and why it happened…. A great and inspiring book for young readers

Rebecca Walford

A favorite!

October 5, 2021

My 8yo will read this story over and over again.

Holli Steimel

Cute book, based on a real life story

June 7, 2021

My daughter loves this book.

Megan Schmidt
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Level 2B

When Ruby Bridges attends a new school in the 1960s, she is excited but confused. Why does she need an escort by US marshals? Why is she the only one in her classroom? How could her skin color make such a big difference in the way other people treat her? Follow along as Ruby learns to be “Brave Little Ruby,” a trailblazer who helped change hearts and our nation’s history.

  • 67 pages
  • Full-color illustrations
  • Paperback, perfect binding, 5.5″x8.5″

Brave Little Ruby is a level 2B book perfect for children who are about halfway through The Good and the Beautiful Level 2 Language Arts Course.

Original Publication Only Available from the Good and Beautiful Bookshop

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