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The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
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296 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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.
"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.
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Ages 12+ Beacon Press.
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Boston : Beacon Press, [2021]

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