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Who was Rosa Parks? / by Yona Zeldis McDonough ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi

By: McDonough, Yona Zeldis.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Who was-- ?: Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c2010Description: 106 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780448454429 (pbk.); 0448454424 (pbk.); 9780329797010 (Follettbound); 0329797018 (Follettbound).Subject(s): Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 -- Juvenile literature | African American women -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature | Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: BIO PAR | B
Contents:
Who was Rosa Parks? -- Down on the farm -- City lights -- Life with Raymond -- The call to action -- Back of the bus -- A visit to Highlander -- A new day -- "No riders today!" -- Moving ahead
Summary: In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 106)

Who was Rosa Parks? -- Down on the farm -- City lights -- Life with Raymond -- The call to action -- Back of the bus -- A visit to Highlander -- A new day -- "No riders today!" -- Moving ahead

In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."

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