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Written by Christine Taylor-Butler

ISBN: 978-0-531-21195-3

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On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested when she refused to give up her seat on a bus so a white man could sit. Almost overnight, she became an icon of the rapidly growing civil rights movement. Readers will find out how Parks continued to fight for African American civil rights after her famous arrest. They will also learn more about the racism and segregation that Parks and other African Americans have been subjected to throughout U.S. history.
Item #: 637197
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2015
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 323.092
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  • Timelines illustrate major events in the subjects’ lives
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at some of history’s most important figures
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