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The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
Title:
The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
ISBN:
9780807067574
Physical Description:
296 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents:
A (Shy) Rebel Is Born -- Following Rules and Breaking Some, Too -- Introducing Raymond Parks: "The First Real Activist I Ever Met" -- The Newest Member of the NAACP -- Organizing in the Face of Opposition -- The NAACP Youth Council Gets a Fresh Start -- Resistance + Anger = Seeds of Change -- Claudette Colvin Sits Down (And Rises Up) -- Highlander Folk School -- Seeking Justice for Emmett Till -- December 1, -- A Boycott Blossoms -- Rosa Parks Goes to Court -- A Yearlong Boycott -- The Best of Times and the Worst of Times -- Victory at Last (but the Struggle Continues) -- "The Northern Promised Land that Wasn't" -- Rosa Parks Joins the Fight Up North -- The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom -- Working for John Conyers -- Meeting Malcolm X -- Going (Back) Down South -- The Detroit Uprising -- The Assassination of Dr. King -- Black Power! -- "Freedom Fighters Never Retire" -- The Struggle Continues.
Abstract:
"This definitive biography of Rosa Parks accessibly examines her six decades of activism, challenging young readers perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement."-- Provided by publisher.
Personal Subject:
Reading Level JCPL:
AGES 12+BEACON PRESS.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12+ Beacon Press.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
Boston : Beacon Press, [2021]

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