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Original Essays | September 30, 2014

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    Children and Other Wild Animals

    Brian Doyle 9780870717543

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Rosa by Nikki Giovanni
Rosa

kmart46404, January 21, 2009

This book explains to children why Rosa Parks is still famous. It is not a typical biography. It doesn't talk about her childhood. It is all centered around the events that set off the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the results. Many events are hinted at. If you were doing a report on Rosa Parks or on the boycott, this is not the book for you.
This is a good book for reading aloud. The book is not long. The text really relates to the pictures on that page. The collage pictures are interesting, but tend to a strange yellow hue.
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