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Who Was Rosa Parks? (Who Was...?)

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Publisher Comments:

"We can all be heroes" is the message entertainingly told in this picture-book biography series from #1 New York Times Bestselling author Brad Meltzer.

“Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it,” Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography – for his own kids, and for yours. Each book tells the story of one of Americas icons in a vivacious, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers, those who arent quite ready for the Who Was biography series. Each book focuses on a particular character trait that made that role model heroic. For example, Rosa Parks dared to stand up for herself and other African Americans by staying seated, and as a result she helped end public bus segregation and launch the countrys Civil Rights Movement.

 

This engaging series is the perfect way to bring American history to life for young children, providing them with the right role models, supplementing Common Core learning in the classroom, and best of all, inspiring them to strive and dream.

Synopsis:

In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title ÒMother of the Civil Rights Movement.Ó This biography has blackand- white illustrations throughout.

About the Author

Yona Zeldis McDonough lives in Brooklyn, New York. Stephen Marchesi lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780448454429
Author:
Mcdonough, Yona Zeldis
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap
Illustrator:
Harrison, Nancy
Illustrator:
Marchesi, Stephen
Author:
Marchesi, Stephen
Author:
Meltzer, Brad
Author:
McDonough, Yona Zeldis
Author:
Eliopoulos, Christopher
Author:
Harrison, Nancy
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
Historical
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Who Was...?
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.5 x 7.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title ÒMother of the Civil Rights Movement.Ó This biography has blackand- white illustrations throughout.

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