The Story of Rosa Parks

The Story of Rosa Parks

by Patricia A. Pingry, Steven Walker
     
 

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This little book of only about 200 words introduces Rosa Parks, called the “mother of the civil rights movement.” Here is the story of her courageous decision to remain on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, an action that resulted in arrest and, ultimately, a victory for civil rights. The rich oil paintings by artist Steven Walker contribute to the tension

Overview


This little book of only about 200 words introduces Rosa Parks, called the “mother of the civil rights movement.” Here is the story of her courageous decision to remain on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, an action that resulted in arrest and, ultimately, a victory for civil rights. The rich oil paintings by artist Steven Walker contribute to the tension of the moment and the understanding of Rosa Parks. A perfect way for the family to honor Black History Month.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824966874
Publisher:
Worthy Publishing
Publication date:
09/25/2007
Pages:
26
Sales rank:
1,112,781
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 5.78(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Patricia A. Pingry has written dozens of children’s books and edited hundreds more. Among her best-known titles are The Story of Christmas, The Story of Easter, and The Story of George Washington. In all, her holiday, Bible story, and historical titles have sold more than four million copies. Patricia lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she continues to write and develop children’s projects.

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