The Resource Rosa Parks : heroine of the Civil Rights Movement, Therese Shea

Rosa Parks : heroine of the Civil Rights Movement, Therese Shea

Label
Rosa Parks : heroine of the Civil Rights Movement
Title
Rosa Parks
Title remainder
heroine of the Civil Rights Movement
Statement of responsibility
Therese Shea
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young readers who may be unfamiliar with Rosa Parks will be inspired by this biography of the American hero and her part in sparking the Civil Rights Movement. Valuable historical information is provided as context for understanding the conditions African Americans were forced to endure before Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus. Parks continued to serve as a civil rights leader for the rest of her life, making sure her struggles were not forgotten, and today she is seen as a symbol for civil disobedience
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shea, Therese
Dewey number
323.092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • I
  • K123
  • 700
Intended audience source
  • Fountas and Pinnell
  • Childrens Plus, Inc
  • Lexile
LC call number
F334.M753
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
4.9
Series statement
Britannica beginner bios
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parks, Rosa
  • Parks, Rosa
  • Women
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights workers
  • Segregation in transportation
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Segregation in transportation
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights workers
  • Montgomery (Ala.)
  • Montgomery (Ala.)
  • Montgomery (Ala.)
  • Montgomery (Ala.)
Target audience
primary
Label
Rosa Parks : heroine of the Civil Rights Movement, Therese Shea
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
Contents
An inspiring action -- Growing up in Alabama -- Life in Montgomery -- The bus boycott -- Remembering Rosa
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9781622756971
Lccn
2014013332
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
1895586
Label
Rosa Parks : heroine of the Civil Rights Movement, Therese Shea
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
Contents
An inspiring action -- Growing up in Alabama -- Life in Montgomery -- The bus boycott -- Remembering Rosa
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9781622756971
Lccn
2014013332
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
1895586

Library Locations

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