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Title:
Rosa Parks
ISBN:
9781426321412

9781426321429
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Who was Rosa Parks? -- Growing up -- In her time -- Standing up for civil rights -- A seat on the bus -- 7 cool facts about Rosa Parks -- Courage -- Remembering Rosa Parks -- Quiz whiz.
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"Find out about the life of Rosa Parks and how her actions in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955 helped end racial segregation in America. This book follows the same standards as other National Geographic Readers with the same careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach that kids love. The life story of Rosa Parks has enduring lessons to teach us and this biography should appeal to kids, parents, and teachers"--
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Find out about the life of Rosa Parks and how her actions in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955 helped end racial segregation in America.

This book follows the same standards as other National Geographic Readers with the same careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach that kids love. The life story of Rosa Parks has enduring lessons to teach us and this biography should appeal to kids, parents, and teachers.


Author Notes

KITSON JAZYNKA is an award-winning freelance writer and children's author. Her work appears regularly in National Geographic Kids, American Girl, and Young Rider magazine, as well as the Washington Post's KidsPost. In 2011, she worked with the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Foundation to write a book called The Making of the Memorial, a history of the creation of the memorial to Dr. King on the National Mall. Kitson also contributes to national equestrian and dog magazines including, Dog Fancy, Horse Illustrated, and Dressage Today. Her picture book, Carrot In My Pocket, was published in 2001. She currently lives with her family in Washington, D.C.


Table of Contents

Who Was Rosa Parks?p. 4
Growing Upp. 8
In Her Timep. 12
Standing Up for Civil Rightsp. 14
A Seat on the Busp. 16
7 Cool Facts About Rosa Parksp. 24
Couragep. 26
Remembering Rosa Parksp. 28
Quiz Whizp. 30
Glossaryp. 32