Ruby Lee and Me by Shannon Hitchcock, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®Sign up for our newsletters! She is supposed to be watching her little sister, Robin, but has her nose buried in a book instead when Robin is hit by a car. Robin is rushed to the hospital where it is determined that her injuries are life-threatening. Sarah Beth stays with her beloved grandparents while her parents watch over Robin in the hospital. Although Robin eventually leaves the hospital in a full body cast, it will take a long time for her to return to her active self. The year is and Sarah Beth is living in a segregated town in North Carolina.
Ruby Lee & Me
Word is spreading quickly—Mrs. Smyre is like no other teacher anyone has ever seen around these parts. For Sarah Beth, there are so many unanswered questions. What is all this talk about Freedom Riders and school integration? In a world filled with uncertainty, one very special teacher shows her young students and the adults in their lives that change invites unexpected possibilities.