The Story of Ruby Bridges: A Biography Book for New Readers
Discover the life of Ruby Bridges―a story about bravery and breaking down barriers for kids ages 6 to 9
Ruby Bridges was the first Black student to attend an all-white public school in the southern United States. Before she helped desegregate schools and change the course of history, Ruby had a simple childhood. She was a happy girl who helped take care of her younger siblings and loved to play outside. Her life changed when she was chosen to attend William Frantz Elementary, where she became a civil rights leader at a very young age. Explore how Ruby went from being a thoughtful girl growing up in Mississippi to a national leader in the fight for equality.
The Story of Ruby Bridges includes:
- Core curriculum―Learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Ruby’s life, and take a quick quiz to test your knowledge.
- Her lasting legacy―Explore how Ruby Bridges made the world a better place for future generations, including you!
- Word definitions―Discover easy-to-understand explanations of some of the more advanced words and ideas inside the book.
How will Ruby’s courage inspire you?