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

The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks / Jeanne Theoharis ; adapted by Brandy Colbert and Jeanne Theoharis.

Theoharis, Jeanne, (author.). Colbert, Brandy, (author.). Theoharis, Jeanne, 1969- Rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks. Adaptation of (expression): (Added Author).

Record details

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

Content descriptions

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.
Summary, etc.:
"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."-- Provided by publisher.
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.
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005.
African American women civil rights workers.
African Americans > Civil rights.
Civil rights workers.
Race relations.
Segregation in transportation.
Alabama > Montgomery.
Genre: Biographies.
History.
Juvenile works.
Young adult non-fiction.
Biographies.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at State Library of Alabama.

Holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS 823.092 THE 31291002943775 ALABAMA Available -
APLS 823.092 THE 31291002943858 ALABAMA Available -


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