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  1. I Am Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks, Jim Haskins
    Good Night Books / 2021 / Trade Paperback
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In I am Rosa Parks by Jim Haskins, new readers will be inspired by Rosa Park's life in her own words! Rosa describes her life from childhood to adulthood and recounts the events that contributed to the U.S. civil rights movement and her new found activist role. It all started when Rosa made history by refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man back on December 1, 1955. This powerful statement led to significant changes to the civil rights movement and challenged segregation laws.

From the Step into Reading Series, Step 4 Readers use challenging vocabulary and short paragraphs to tell exciting stories, and will provide confidence to newly independent readers. Paperback, 48 pages. Ages 8-9.

  1. Rosa Parks Beyond the Bus: Life, Lessons, and Leadership
    H. H. Leonards
    R. H. Boyd Publishing / 2022 / Trade Paperback
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  1. Who Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott?: Rosa Parks: A Who HQ Graphic Novel
    Insha Fitzpatrik
    Penguin Workshop / 2021 / Trade Paperback
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Who Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott?: Rosa Parks by Insha Fitzpatrik, this graphic novel tells the story of Rosa Parks, and how she earned her title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement", as she refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger which sparked civil rights protests across America. This vivid full-color graphic novel will bring Rosa's story to life. Paperback, 64 pages. Ages 8-12

  1. The Story of Rosa Parks
    Patricia Pingry
    Worthykids / 2021 / Hardcover
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  1. A Picture Book of Rosa Parks
    David A. Adler
    Holiday House / 1993 / Trade Paperback
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Called "The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement," Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger.

When she was arrested in December 1955, her act of civil disobedience sparked the year-long Mongomery bus boycott led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Across the city, African Americans refused to ride the public buses. This is considered the first large-scale US. demonstration against segregation.

From Rosa Parks' early life through her activism and eventual honors, this fully-illustrated biography helps children understand the background and context that led Rosa Parks to fight for civil rights. 32 pages, softcover. Grades: PreK-2.

  1. Who Was Rosa Parks?
    Yona Zeldis McDonough
    Grosset & Dunlap / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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Full of adventure that will keep young children reading, Who was Rosa Parks tells the story of the woman who stood up to unjust laws and helped to spark the Civil Rights Movement. With quotes woven seamlessly into the narrative and lots of pen-and-ink illustrations, this is a remarkably detailed look at a fascinating American woman. 105 pages, softcover. Grade 3.

  1. If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks
    Faith Ringgold
    Simon & Schuster / 1999 / Hardcover
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If A Bus Could Talk, it would tell the story of a young African-American girl named Rosa who had to walk miles to her one-room schoolhouse in Alabama while white children rode to their school in a bus. It would tell how the adult Rosa rode to and from work on a segregated city bus and couldn't sit in the same row as a white person.

  1. Back of the Bus
    Aaron Reynolds, Floyd Cooper
    Penguin Random House / 2010 / Hardcover
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It seems like any other winter day in Montgomery, Alabama. Mama and child are riding where they're supposed to - way in the back of the bus. The boy passes time watching his marble roll up and down the aisle, until from way up front a big commotion breaks out.

  1. Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Capstone Press / Trade Paperback
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  1. Reflections by Rosa Parks: The Quiet Strength and Faith of a Woman Who Changed a Nation
    Rosa Parks, Gregory J. Reed
    Zondervan / 2018 / Hardcover
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Rosa Parks forever changed the landscape of American race relations with one simple act of courage. Including historic and beautiful pictures, Reflections by Rosa Parks is a collection of Mrs. Parks's own words on topics like dealing with fear, facing injustice, developing character and determination, faith in God, and her hope for the future. Her words of wisdom, humility, and compassion will inspire you to carry on her great legacy.

  1. Rosa Parks: My Story
    Rosa Parks, James Haskins, Jim Haskins
    Puffin Books / 1999 / Trade Paperback
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On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott. A year later, when the boycott finally ended, segregation on buses was ruled unconstitutional, the civil rights movement was a national cause, and Rosa Parks was out of a job. Yet there is much more to Rosa Park's story than just one act of defiance. In straightforward, moving language, she tells of her vital role in the struggle for equality for all Americans. Her dedication is inspiring; her story is unforgettable.

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