A Picture Book of Rosa Parks (Picture Book Biography) Paperback
Product Descriptionby David A. Adler; illustrated by Robert Casilla
Ages 4-8 Grades 1-3
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.