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Rosa Parks

Author : Sneed B. Collard
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"A juvenile biography of Rosa Parks, civil rights activist"--Provided by publisher.

Rosa Parks

Author : Barbara M. Linde
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An introduction to the life of civil rights leader Rosa Parks, who believed in using peaceful actions to make changes and refused to give up her seat for a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus in 1955.

Rosa Parks

Author : Therese Shea
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Young readers who may be unfamiliar with Rosa Parks will be inspired by this biography of the American hero and her part in sparking the Civil Rights Movement. Valuable historical information is provided as context for understanding the conditions African Americans were forced to endure before Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus. Parks continued to serve as a civil rights leader for the rest of her life, making sure her struggles were not forgotten, and today she is seen as a symbol for civil disobedience.

Rosa Parks

Author : Erika L. Shores
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Provides an introduction to the life and biography of Rosa Parks, who helped start the civil rights movement in the United States.

Rosa Parks

Author : Anne E. Schraff
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A full-color biography series features inspirational and contemporary African-Americans of interest to young people and who are important role models for all youngsters.

Who Was Rosa Parks

Author : Yona Zeldis McDonough
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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." This biography has black-and-white illustrations throughout.

Rosa Parks

Author : Ruth Ashby
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Profiles the African American woman who sparked a bus boycott when she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white person.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Author : Anita Louise McCormick
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In 1955, when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on an Alabama bus to a white passenger, her decision sparked the beginning of a new era in the civil rights movement. Her arrest inspired Martin Luther King Jr. and other African American leaders to organize a bus boycott that ended only when a U.S. Supreme Court decision ended segregation on public buses. Readers will learn how events in her life brought Parks to the point where she decided to stand up for her rights and how her courage helped to change America.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Author : Karen Latchana Kenney
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This title will inform readers about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, others who were involved, like Martin Luther King Jr., the Supreme Court's decision to desegregate public buses, and the national civil rights movement to follow. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Rosa Parks My Story

Author : Rosa Parks
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In this straightforward, compelling autobiography, Rosa Parks writes candidly about the civil rights movement and her active role in it. Photos.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Author : Connie Colwell Miller
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The graphic novels in this series tell the story of important events in a narrative format that will capture kids' imaginations and teach them key facts and details.

Rosa Parks

Author : Lola M. Schaefer
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A brief biography of the Alabama black woman whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus helped establish the civil rights movement.

Rosa Parks

Author : Mary Hull
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A critically acclaimed biography series of history's most notable African Americans includes straightforward and objective writing combined with important memorabilia and photographs.

Rosa Parks and Civil Disobedience

Author : Alison Morretta
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Rosa Parks was a seamstress whose refusal to obey an unjust law lit the fuse that sparked the civil rights movement. Her arrest for failing to give up her seat on a bus started the Montgomery bus boycott, which launched Martin Luther King Jr. to prominence. Her lawsuit following her arrest tested the constitutionality of segregation laws, which were later overturned.

Rosa Parks

Author : Kai Friese
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A biography of the Alabama Black woman whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus helped establish the civil rights movement.

Rosa Parks

Author : Muriel L. Dubois
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Presents the biography of the woman who was an important figure in the early years of the civil rights movement and whose actions led to the desegregation of buses.

Rosa Parks and Her Protest for Civil Rights

Author : Philip Steele
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This series explores key dates in history, what happened on the actual day and the background to and consequences of the event. This is a perfect non-fiction series for reluctant readers who have difficulty in tackling long unbroken narratives. All pertinent facts and information are included in an engaging and accessible way and the information is presented in a crisp, fast-paced style. Time-lines and short biographies are included.

Rosa Parks

Author : Kristen Susienka
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Rosa Parks is best known as the woman who helped start the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 to 1956. However, her life story extends far beyond her defiance on that Alabama bus in 1955. Parks was an activist for change and a supporter of equal rights. This book tells her story, both before and after her actions on the bus, and stresses her importance in American history to this day. Using manageable language and vivid photographs, this beginner biography introduces young readers to a notable and important human being.

The Extraordinary Life of Rosa Parks

Author : Dr Sheila Kanani
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Rosa Parks, the woman known for refusing to give up her seat on the bus, triggered a great shift in the fight for civil rights. Raised in Alabama, Rosa Parks knew all about the racism of her society from an early age. Discover how she became the brilliant activist we know today, in this beautifully illustrated book with real-life stories, timelines and facts to bring her nextraordinary story to life.

Rosa Parks

Author : Jim Whiting
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On the morning of December 1, 1955, hardly anyone in Rosa Parks' home town of Montgomery, Alabama had heard of her. By the time that night fell, she was on her way to becoming a household name all over the United States. That morning, she had refused to give up her bus seat to a white person. Rosa, who was African American, was tired of being pushed around because of the color of her skin. The news of her arrest spread like wildfire. African American leaders decided to urge their fellow African Americans not to ride the buses until they were treated equally. It took a year, but the movement that Rosa Parks began ended in triumph.