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Rosa Parks : freedom rider

Author: Ruth Ashby
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., ©2008.
Series: Sterling biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
A biography of the Alabama black woman whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus helped establish the civil rights movement.

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Genre/Form: Literature
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
BiographyJuvenile literature
Named Person: Rosa Parks; Rosa Parks; Rosa Parks; Rosa Parks
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Ashby
ISBN: 9781402748653 1402748655 9781402758041 1402758049
OCLC Number: 133465439
Description: 124 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: One courageous act --
Down home in Alabama --
Welcome to Montgomery --
Finding a cause --
Separate but not yet equal --
A renewed spirit --
Tired of giving in --
Start of the Civil Rights Movement --
The walking city --New directions --
A time for change and sorrow --
Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.
Series Title: Sterling biographies.
Responsibility: Ruth Ashby.
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On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks made a stand on an Alabama bus and her arrest mobilised the black community for a citywide bus boycott that led to a landmark Supreme Court decision and a move toward  Read more...


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