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.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Social Studies|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity|
|Publisher||Red Chair Press|
|Imprint||Red Chair Press|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007110, JNF007050, JNF007120|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.1|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||505938|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary words bolded within text, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“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
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. He and his illustrator wife share their Atlanta, GA, home with two clever kids.
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Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)
Introduce young readers to some of history’s most inspiring role models. Meet people who overcame challenges and made life better for others. Diverse figures and lesser known biography subjects are included such as senator Daniel Inouye, Native American ballerina Maria Tallchief,… View available downloads →