Who Was Rosa Parks?

By Yona Zeldis McDonough

In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to provide her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This possible small act brought on civil rights protests throughout the USA and earned Rosa Parks the name ÒMother of the Civil Rights Movement.Ó This biography has blackand- white illustrations all through.

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Desk of Contents name web page commitment Copyright web page bankruptcy 1 - Down at the Farm bankruptcy 2 - urban lighting fixtures bankruptcy three - existence with Raymond bankruptcy four - the decision to motion bankruptcy five - again of the Bus bankruptcy 6 - a trip to Highlander bankruptcy 7 - a brand new Day bankruptcy eight - “No Riders at the present time! ” bankruptcy nine - relocating forward TIMELINE OF ROSA PARKS’S existence TIMELINE OF the area BIBLIOGRAPHY For my mom, Malcah Zeldis—YZM For Ketty and Alex, with wish for the future—SM GROSSET & DUNLAP released by way of the Penguin workforce Penguin workforce (USA) Inc. , 375 Hudson road, long island, ny 10014, united states Penguin crew (Canada), ninety Eglinton road East, Suite seven-hundred, Toronto, Ontario M4P 2Y3, Canada (a department of Pearson Penguin Canada Inc. ) Penguin Books Ltd. , eighty Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England Penguin crew eire, 25 St. Stephen’s eco-friendly, Dublin 2, eire (a department of Penguin Books Ltd. ) Penguin crew (Australia), 250 Camberwell highway, Camberwell, Victoria 3124, Australia (a department of Pearson Australia team Pty. Ltd. ) Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd. , eleven neighborhood Centre, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi—110 017, India Penguin staff (NZ), sixty seven Apollo force, Rosedale, North Shore 0632, New Zealand (a department of Pearson New Zealand Ltd. ) Penguin Books (South Africa) (Pty. ) Ltd. , 24 Sturdee road, Rosebank, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa Penguin Books Ltd. , Registered workplaces: eighty Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England The scanning, importing, and distribution of this ebook through the net or through the other ability with no the permission of the writer is against the law and punishable via legislation. Please buy purely licensed digital variants and don't perform or inspire digital piracy of copyrighted fabrics. Your aid of the author’s rights is favored. All rights reserved. released by way of Grosset & Dunlap, a department of Penguin younger Readers workforce, 345 Hudson highway, big apple, long island 10014. GROSSET & DUNLAP is a hallmark of Penguin staff (USA) Inc. S. A. Library of Congress keep an eye on quantity: 2009051593 eISBN : 978-1-101-44593-8 http://us. penguingroup. com Who used to be Rosa Parks? PINE point, ALABAMA, 1919 each morning, Rosa Parks walked to college. each afternoon, she walked again domestic back. there has been no college bus to her university. She didn’t brain the stroll. She used to be used to it. usually she observed an incredible, yellow college bus roll previous her. however the bus by no means stopped for her. the entire childrens within have been white. It was once taking them to a faculty that used to be for white scholars purely. Rosa used to be black. Rosa grew up in Pine point, Alabama. at the moment within the South, black humans and white humans led separate lives. All of Rosa’s family and friends have been black. She hardly ever knew any white humans. How may possibly she? Black humans weren’t allowed within the similar eating places or lodges. They couldn’t swim in public swimming pools with white humans or drink from an identical water fountains. whenever she observed a bus wearing white youngsters to and from tuition, it made her suppose like black youngsters didn’t subject up to white childrens.

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