The Story of Ruby Bridges

Bibliographical Information: Coles, Robert, and George Ford. The Story of Ruby Bridges. New York: Scholastic, 1995. Print.

Brief Annotation: Ruby Bridges is the first African American student to walk into an all white school in the 1960’s, it was the most controversial situation but that did not stop Ruby Bridges to continue her learning.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Grade Level: 1-3

Readers who will like this: Readers who like to learn about the civil rights movement or the African American culture.

Rating/Response: 5 Students will be intrigue at how far the world has gone with segregation.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Why are you in school?

Reading Strategy: Inferences

Rationale for Strategy: This book is good for inferences because students can learn inference how history was changed.

Posted by: Lisa Lor


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