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The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks  Cover Image Book Book

The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Theoharis, Jeanne (author.). Colbert, Brandy, (author.). Theoharis, Jeanne Adaptation of (expression): Rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks. (Added Author).

Summary: "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."--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780807067574
  • ISBN: 0807067571
  • ISBN: 9780807067581
  • Physical Description: print
    296 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Young readers' edition.
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2021]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-278) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12+ Beacon Press.
Subject: Parks, Rosa 1913-2005
African American women civil rights workers Alabama Montgomery Biography Juvenile literature
Civil rights workers Alabama Montgomery Biography Juvenile literature
African Americans Civil rights Alabama Montgomery History 20th century Juvenile literature
Segregation in transportation Alabama Montgomery History 20th century Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.) Race relations Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.) Biography Juvenile literature
Parks, Rosa 1913-2005
African American women civil rights workers
Civil rights workers
African Americans
Segregation in transportation
Montgomery (Ala.) Race relations
Montgomery (Ala.)
Women Biography
Défenseuses des droits de l'homme noires américaines Alabama Montgomery Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Défenseurs des droits de l'homme Alabama Montgomery Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Noirs américains Droits Alabama Montgomery Histoire 20e siècle Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Ségrégation dans le transport Alabama Montgomery Histoire 20e siècle Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Parks, Rosa 1913-2005
African American women civil rights workers
African Americans Civil rights
Civil rights workers
Race relations
Segregation in transportation
Alabama Montgomery
African American women civil rights workers Biography Juvenile literature
Civil rights workers Biography Juvenile literature
African Americans Civil rights Juvenile literature
Discrimination in transportation Montgomery (Ala.) Juvenile literature
African American women civil rights workers Biography
Civil rights workers Biography
African Americans Civil rights
Discrimination in transportation Montgomery (Ala.)
Montgomery (Ala.) Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.) Biography Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.)
Montgomery (Ala.) Biography
Genre: Young adult literature.
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