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Rosa Parks /

by Kaiser, Lisbeth; Antelo, Marta.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Little people, big dreams: Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2017Description: [28] p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781786030177 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 -- Juvenile literature | African American women civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureSummary: In the 'Little People, Big Dreams' series, discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Rosa Parks grew up during segregation in Alabama, but she was taught to respect herself and stand up for her rights. In 1955, she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. Rosa has been described as The Mother of the Freedom Movement; this inspiring story of her life features a facts and photos. List(s) this item appears in: AESL: Biographies
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In the 'Little People, Big Dreams' series, discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Rosa Parks grew up during segregation in Alabama, but she was taught to respect herself and stand up for her rights. In 1955, she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. Rosa has been described as The Mother of the Freedom Movement; this inspiring story of her life features a facts and photos.

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