The Story of Ruby Bridges - Character Map

Updated: 4/7/2017
The Story of Ruby Bridges - Character Map
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The Story of Ruby Bridges Lesson Plans

The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles

Lesson Plans by Ashley Trudeau

The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles is a true story about one of the first African-American girls to attend an all-white school in New Orleans after desegregation. Through Coles’ words and George Ford’s illustrations, readers are enticed by Ruby’s courage and willingness to face adversity.


The Story of Ruby Bridges

Storyboard Description

The Story of Ruby Bridges character traits - Character Map

Storyboard Text

  • RUBY
  • Evidence: "Wearing a clean dress and a bow in her hair." "She was polite and she worked well at her desk."
  • Character Traits: • courageous • brave • smart • leader • polite
  • Physical Appearance: • young • wears clean clothes and a bow
  • DAD
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  • MOM
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  • MRS. HENRY
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