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Rosa Parks (Paperback)

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By Eloise Greenfield, Gil Ashby (Illustrator)
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Moment of Truth

When Rosa Parks was growing up in Montgomery, Alabama, she hated the unfair rules that black people had to live by -- like drinking out of special water fountains and riding in the back of the bus. Years later, Rosa Parks changed the lives of African American in Montgomery -- and all across America -- with one courageous act.
On a December evening in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. She was arrested and put in jail. But Rosa Parks fought back, along with many other African Americans. After a long struggle, their heroic efforts launched the modern Civil Rights Movement. How could one quiet, gentle woman have started it all? This is her story.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780064420259
ISBN-10: 0064420256
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: September 29th, 1995
Pages: 64
Language: English