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Who was Rosa Parks?

Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, ©2010.
Series: Who was-- ?
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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."
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Rosa Parks; Rosa Parks; Rosa Parks
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yona Zeldis McDonough
ISBN: 9780448454429 0448454424 9780545640367 0545640369 9781451736618 1451736614
OCLC Number: 477274017
Description: 106 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
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.
Series Title: Who was-- ?
Responsibility: by Yona Zeldis McDonough ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.

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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."

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