The extraordinary true story of Ruby Bridges, the first Black child to integrate a New Orleans school — now with simple text for young readers! In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges walked through an angry crowd and into a school, changing history. This is the true story of an extraordinary little girl who became the first Black person to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. With simple text and historical photographs, this easy reader explores an amazing moment in history and celebrates the courage of a young girl who stayed strong in the face of racism.
This powerful Black History Month book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like kindness and bravery. It is also great for targeting inferencing. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story in speech therapy below: