Grades PreK - 3
Grade level Equivalent: 2
Lexile® Measure: 410L
Guided Reading: K
Type of Book: Begining Reader Book
- Autobiography and Biography
- Segregation and Integration
- 1960s America
- Civil Rights Movement
- Prejudice and Tolerance Experiences
Reading Quiz Programs
About This Book
The extraordinary true story of Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to integrate a New Orleans school — now with simple text for young readers!
In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges walked through an angry crowd and into a school where she changed history.
This is the true story of an extraordinary little girl who helped shape our country when she became the first African-American to attend an all-white school in New Orleans. With simple text and historical photographs, this easy reader explores an amazing moment in history and the courage of a young girl who stayed strong in the face of racism.