The Story of Ruby Bridges

I have been reading the book The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles to my class for several years. It is so well written and beautifully illustrated. It always sparks a discussion. Usually the kids are horrified at how people were treated so differently just based on their skin color. You can click on the image to find out more about the book at amazon.

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  1. We LOVE this book in my class. The children are just captivated by it! Thank you for sharing :)

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  3. This is such a great story. I read it to my kids as well. They just cannot believe that it really wasn't all that long ago. We always make a timeline and talk about how old their parents or grandparents are... What a great story. I believe that Scholastic- maybe I found it on Youtube- did an interview with her as a grown woman that was pretty interesting.

    ❀ Kate
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  4. I will look at scholastic for that video, too. Thanks Kate ! Appreciate the viist!