Rosa Parks: My Story

by Rosa Parks

Paperback, 1999

Status

Available

Local notes

921 PAR

Collection

Publication

Puffin Books (1999), Edition: Reprint, 192 pages

Description

Rosa Park's life story reveals the deliberate choices she made that earned her the title "Mother to a Movement."

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

192 p.; 7.74 inches

ISBN

0141301201 / 9780141301204

Barcode

5795

User reviews

LibraryThing member adrianneosmus
This book is about the life of Rosa Parks. She was the African American woman who refused to give up her seat to a white man on a bus. This book talks about her struggle to get rights for African Americans and all the loops she had to go through.

I have always liked the story of Rosa Parks. She was a strong force in history which is the main reason I choose this book.

This book could be used to talk about the struggles that African Americans went through. You could also use this in history to talk about the underground railroad.
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LibraryThing member lamour
This particular edition of this title appears to have been written for young adults. It would be accessible to readers in middle and high school. Parks is known for refusing to give up her seat to a white rider on a Montgomery, AL bus but she was already a woman heavily involved in improving life in the South for Blacks because her husband was an activist. Includes many photos.… (more)

Lexile

970L

Pages

192

Rating

(36 ratings; 4)
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