Through my eyes

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Scholastic, 2001 - Education - 63 pages
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Ruby Bridges recounts the story of her involvement, as a six-year-old, in the integration of her school in New Orleans in 1960.

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It had a good story and the writing was easy to read. - Goodreads
Wonderful photographs, quotes and sidebars - Goodreads
I loved the pictures. - Goodreads
Her perspective provides some great insight. - Goodreads
Ruby Bridges' narrative voice is simple and sweet. - Goodreads
Some wonderful pictures are included. - Goodreads
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This is the personal story of Ruby Bridges. She was the first African American child who was permitted to attend a school, which was classified as a school for “whites”. She faced many challenges and much adversity as she struggled to overcome the racial boundaries being enforced by society. Although she underwent a lot of bullying and torment caused by hate, she also had an experience with a kind teacher who saw Ruby for the person she was, rather than her color and helped Ruby to pursue her education. 

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I used this book in my US History class as different way to introduce the Civil Rights Movement. My 11th grade students loved the book - the story, the pictures, the emotion. It has been a great ... Read full review


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