In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." This biography has black-and-white illustrations throughout.
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Yona Zeldis McDonough is the author of many books for children, including Sisters in Strength , Anne Frank , and Louisa: The Life of Louisa May Alcott . Ms. McDonough lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Jennifer Thermes is the author and illustrator of When I Was Built and Sam Bennett'
Gail Herman has written several biographies and nonfiction books, including Who Was Jackie Robinson? and What Is the World Series?
John Hinderliter is an award-winning illustrator and fine artist living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.More about Who Hq
Alan Williams is President of BCW Food Products. He is the author of Teammates Matter and a children's book series, Little Teammate. An accomplished keynote speaker with nearly one million copies of his books in print, Alan has spoken to numerous Fortune 500 companies and high school athletic programs across the country. The former Tennessee Mr. BasketballMore about Stephen Marchesi