The third grade students in Ms. Lee’s Title I class at Al Qalam Academy read The Story of Ruby Bridges. Robert Coles wrote the book and George Ford illustrated it.

The Story of Ruby Bridges

Students learned about what it was like in America when schools were segregated. In addition, they learned how Ruby Bridges made a difference in her community.

Finally, they wrote from the perspective of Ruby to share

  • how they would have felt in her place and
  • what they would have done in her situation.

Third Graders’ Views of Ruby Bridges


About Ruby Bridges



Of Ruby Bridges



Responding to Ruby Bridges



Third Graders and Ruby Bridges