Don't Know Much About Rosa Parks

Don't Know Much About Rosa Parks

by Kenneth C. Davis, Sergio Martinez
     
 

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What kind of schooling did Sitting Bull have as a child? (see page 20)

Did he ever sign a peace treaty with the United States? (see page 71)

What was his most famous vision before war? (see page 89)

In his trademark question-and-answer format, bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis tells how Sitting Bull's vision for the

Overview

What kind of schooling did Sitting Bull have as a child? (see page 20)

Did he ever sign a peace treaty with the United States? (see page 71)

What was his most famous vision before war? (see page 89)

In his trademark question-and-answer format, bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis tells how Sitting Bull's vision for the Sioux made him a powerful chief. Sitting Bull never lost his desire for his people to live as they were meant to be — free. Informational sidebars and compelling quotes pepper the smooth, flowing narrative of Davis's outstanding biography. Poignant, black-and-white illustrations by Sergio Martinez capture the details of Sitting Bull's childhood, as well as the momentous events of his adult life. You'll be fascinated by the story of this great chief and the amazing times in which he lived.

Author Biography:

Kenneth C. Davis speaks regularly on national television and radio. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children. He is a contributing editor to USA Weekend, in which his DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT® quizzes are read by millions.

Editorial Reviews

Booklist
“Organized in the author’s trademark question-and-answer format, these biographies have sure appeal for reluctant readers.”
Arizona Republic
“In his easy-to-read Q&A style, Davis enables readers to walk in Parks’ shoes … ”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064421263
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/04/2005
Series:
Don't Know Much About Series
Edition description:
Ages 8-12
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.25(d)
Lexile:
990L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nation Rising; America's Hidden History; and Don't Know Much About® History, which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, sold more than 1.6 million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About® series for adults and children. A resident of New York City and Dorset, Vermont, Davis frequently appears on national television and radio and has been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered. He blogs regularly at www.dontknowmuch.com.

Sergio Martinez was born and lives in Mexico City. He illustrated Weapons & Warfare by Milton Meltzer. His paintings have been exhibited in galleries around the world.

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