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Through My Eyes: Ruby Bridges

by Ruby Bridges

In November 1960, all of America watched as a tiny six-year-old black girl, surrounded by federal marshals, walked through a mob of screaming segregationists and into her school. An icon of the civil rights movement, Ruby Bridges chronicles each dramatic step...

In November 1960, all of America watched as a tiny six-year-old black girl, surrounded by federal marshals, walked through a mob of screaming segregationists and into her school. An icon of the civil rights movement, Ruby Bridges chronicles each dramatic step of this pivotal event in history.

Hardcover - 64 pages - $17.99
ISBN: 0590189239 (ISBN13: 9780590189231)
Published Sep 1, 1999 by Scholastic Press
First published 1999

requested by

Mr. Scott (Third Grade Teacher)

at Tindley Renaissance Academy, Indianapolis, IN

Here since Aug 13, 2018

Open requests - 12 Books received - 12

I am in my third year of teaching elementary; my 1st year I taught 2nd, then moved to an art position for half the year and finally to third. I teach at a school serving over 75% of low-income families.

I am working on a goal for my students to reach 1,000 books by the end of their third grade year.

why I requested this book

While serving in an urban school, it is important that my students hav access to books for people who look just like them. It is also important that my students...

While serving in an urban school, it is important that my students hav access to books for people who look just like them. It is also important that my students are aware of their history and how they can do things like Ruby Bridges to bring change.

the class

My class is just beginning third grade. They are coming to me with a low ELA ability and I want to help build that up which I can do through reading.

My class is just beginning third grade. They are coming to me with a low ELA ability and I want to help build that up which I can do through reading.

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