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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, 1969- Adaptation of (expression): Rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks. (Added Author).

Summary

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

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references 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: Alabama Montgomery
Segregation in transportation
Race relations
Civil rights workers
African Americans Civil rights
African American women civil rights workers
Parks, Rosa 1913-2005
Women Biography
Montgomery (Ala.) Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.) Race relations Juvenile literature
Segregation in transportation Juvenile literature
African Americans Juvenile literature
Civil rights workers Juvenile literature
African American women civil rights workers Juvenile literature
Parks, Rosa 1913-2005 Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.) Biography Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.) Race relations Juvenile literature
Segregation in transportation Alabama Montgomery History 20th century Juvenile literature
African Americans Civil rights Alabama Montgomery History 20th century Juvenile literature
Civil rights workers Alabama Montgomery Biography Juvenile literature
African American women civil rights workers Alabama Montgomery Biography Juvenile literature
Parks, Rosa 1913-2005
Genre: Young adult non-fiction.
Juvenile works.
History.
Biographies.

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