Cover image for Rosa Parks
Title:
Rosa Parks
Author:
Weidt, Maryann N.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publications Co., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
47 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Summary:
A brief biography of Rosa Parks, well-known for her role in the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama at the beginning of the civil rights movement.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
670 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.5 0.5 67203.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.8 4 Quiz: 35269 Guided reading level: R.
ISBN:
9780822546733
Format :
Book

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The History Maker Bios series offers introductions to the lives of historical figures found in the core of every history curriculum. Each fascinating true story is filled with illustrations, photographs, artwork, historically accurate caricatures, little-know facts, and more. On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks stepped onto a bus and into history. Ordered to give her seat to a white man, she refused with calm dignity and was arrested. Her defiant action sparked a bus boycott and became a key event in the Civil Rights Movement. Raised to stand proud, even when being harassed and discriminated against, Parks showed her fellow African Americans that they too could stand up for their rights.