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Rosa Parks grew up during segregation in Alabama, but she was taught to respect herself and stand up for her rights. In 1955, Rosa refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. Rosa was described as "the mother of the freedom movement". This inspiring story of Rosa's life is moving, and approachable for young readers.

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Newark Public Library J 920 PARKS (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
52125300808781
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Williamson Public Library J BIO PARKS KAI (Text)
Children's Biography
52152300698020
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781786030184 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 1786030187 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Frances Lincoln Chilren's Books, an imprint of the Quarto Group, 2017.

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Rosa Parks grew up during segregation in Alabama, but she was taught to respect herself and stand up for her rights. In 1955, Rosa refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. Rosa was described as "the mother of the freedom movement". This inspiring story of Rosa's life is moving, and approachable for young readers.
Subject: Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 > Juvenile literature.
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005.
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005.
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 literature.
Alabama > Montgomery.
African American women.
African Americans > Biography.
Civil rights workers.
African Americans > Civil rights > Alabama > Montgomery > History > 20th century.
Segregation in transportation > Alabama > Montgomery > History > 20th century.
Montgomery (Ala.) > Race relations.
Montgomery (Ala.).
Women > Biography.
Genre: Biography.
History.
Juvenile works.


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