A Brave Child Who Made History
From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)
Ruby Bridges just wanted to go to a good school. She did not ask to be a hero, but she knew how to be strong. Her bravery made it possible for classrooms today to be safe places for children of all races.
|Kindergarten - Grade 2
|5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity
|Red Chair Press
|Red Chair Press
|Number of Pages
|JNF007120, JNF007050, JNF007110
|8 x 8
|Guided Reading Level
|ATOS Reading Level
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz
|Accelerated Reader® Points
|Author/Illustrator biography, Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary words bolded within text, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource
Author: Jeri Cipriano
Jeri Cipriano is the author of more than 100 books for children. She has also served as an editorial director of classroom magazines at Scholastic.
Illustrator: Scott R. Brooks
Scott R. Brooks is a full-time illustrator for books, video games, and television commercials. Scott shares his Atlanta, GA studio with his illustrator wife, Karen. They live at home with two clever children and a somewhat less clever dog and cat.
Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!
Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)
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- Parents' Picks Award for Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024
“Helpful back matter, solid introductions, and a story-like structure to the writing make this series a solid choice for many elementary libraries.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“Young readers are introduced to Ruby Bridges in this volume of the Beginner Biography series . . .”—Booklist