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Ruth and the Green Book

Carolrhoda Picture Bks

by Calvin A. Ramsey; Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)


Ruth and the Green Book is the story of one black family's trip from Chicago to Alabama by car in the late 1940s. Along the way they encounter prejudice, but they also discover The Green Book, a real guide to accommodations which was published for decades to aid African-American travelers as they faced prejudice on the roads across the country.

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Copyright year 2010
ISBN-13 9780761352556
ISBN-10 0761352554
Class Copyright
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Subject Drama
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 32
Shelf No. KP995
Grade Range 2 - 6
Ages 7 - 11
Lexile 810L