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McDonough, Yona Zeldis
Who was Rosa Parks? / by Yona Zeldis McDonough ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi
New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  F334.M753 P385545 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) 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
Subject Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 106 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 106)
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."
Series Who was-- ?

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