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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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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.

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.

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.

The Rebellious Life of Mrs Rosa Parks

Author : Jeanne Theoharis
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2014 NAACP Image Award Winner: Outstanding Literary Work – Biography / Auto Biography 2013 Letitia Woods Brown Award from the Association of Black Women Historians Choice Top 25 Academic Titles for 2013 The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement Presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks as the quiet seamstress who, with a single act, birthed the modern civil rights movement, Theoharis provides a revealing window into Parks's politics and years of activism. She shows readers how this civil rights movement radical sought—for more than a half a century—to expose and eradicate the American racial-caste system in jobs, schools, public services, and criminal justice.

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

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 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

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.

Celebrity Biographies The Amazing Life Of Rosa Parks Biography Series

Author : Matt Green
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Rosa Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on February 4, 1913. After her Parent’s divorce her mother moved Rosa and her Siblings to Pine Level, Alabama, where Rosa’s maternal grandparents resided. As a child, Rosa was exposed to the realities of segregation. She walked to school daily because the elementary bus system prohibited black students from riding. Rosa later attended the Alabama state teachers college high school. However, due to both her grandmother and mothers illnesses, she was forced to drop out. Rosa became active in the civil rights movement along with her husband. She served as a youth leader for the Montgomery chapter of the NAACP, and she worked as a secretary to E.D Nixon, president of the NAACP through 1957. For more interesting facts you must read the biography. Grab your biography book now!

The First Lady of Civil Rights

Author : Bruce Bednarchuk
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A song about the U.S. Civil rights activist and icon, Rosa Parks. Includes online music access.

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 : 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.

Rosa Parks

Author : Douglas Brinkley
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A portrait of the African-American woman who is immortalized for refusing to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger examines who Rosa Parks was before, during, and after her historic act and how her action contributed to the end of the Jim Crow laws and helped ignite the Civil Rights movement. Reprint.

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 : Muriel L. Dubois
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A biography of Rosa Parks, a courageous African American woman who greatly impacted the civil rights movement in the United States by refusing to give up her seat on a city bus to a white man.

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.