Rosa Parks (History Maker Bios Series)by Maryann N. Weidt, Tim Parlin
Rosa Parks is the mother of the civil rights movement. She's best known for inspiring the famous boycott that ended segregation on buses in Montgomery, Alabama, when she refused to sit in the back of a bus. She had been fighting for African American rights for more than ten years before that, though. She struggled for three years in Alabama to gain the right to vote, joined the NAACP, and went to the March on Washington.
This book is part of the History Making Biography Series, which uses documentary photographs, colorful cartoons, and interesting facts to make history come alive. It includes a timeline and a list of websites for further exploration on this great American. The series enriches the minds of young historians.
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