Who was Rosa Parks?

by McDonough, Yona Zeldis,

Format: Print Book 2010
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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."
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.

Additional Information
Series Who was--
Subjects Parks, Rosa, -- 1913-2005.
African American women -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography.
African Americans -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century.
Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century.
Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956.
Race relations.
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography.
Biographies.
Publisher New York, NY :2010
Contributors Marchesi, Stephen, illustrator.
Language English
Description 106 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 106).
ISBN 9780545640367
0545640369
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