Introduce your little ones to the "mother of the Civil Rights Movement" with The Story of Rosa Parks by Patricia A. Pingry, and illustrated by Steven Walker. Simply written for children ages 2 to 5 years, this board book shows children 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.
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.
Patricia A. Pingry has written dozens of childrens 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 childrens projects.