Through My Eyes

Written by Ruby Bridges

The autobiography of Ruby Bridges, who recounts what happened in November of 1960, when she became the first African-American child to attend an elementary school in New Orleans. Only six years old, Ruby writes about being escorted by federal marshals and being taught separately from the other children. Eventually she figures out why she is so isolated.

Age Range 8 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
63
Publisher
Scholastic
Grade Level 3rd - 7th
ISBN
9780590189231
Lexile 860
Themes