Books by Rosa Parks (Author of Rosa Parks)
Barbara Lowell Children's Book Author
It follows the adventures of a young Rosa Parks learning important lessons. As a child, young Rosa Parks was shoved by a white boy, even though she was just minding her own business. She shoved the boy back. This experience teaches her to stand up for herself and for what is right. The idea for the "Ordinary People Change the World" series came to Meltzer as he was shopping for his young daughter.
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It was broadcast by CBS on February 24, This is an account of the life of Mrs. Rosa L. Parks and her actions in the civil rights movement. After she refused to give up her seat for a white man on a racially segregated bus after a long day at work, she was arrested. Her example and treatment prompted a bus boycott as a major civil rights demonstration in Montgomery, Alabama ; it lasted days from to The film shows her background and indicates the issues in the segregated society of Alabama and the Deep South.
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Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white male passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus, December 1, , triggered a wave of protest December 5, that reverberated throughout the United States. Her quiet courageous act changed America, its view of black people and redirected the course of history. Her brother, Sylvester McCauley, now deceased, was born August 20, Later, the family moved to Pine Level, Alabama where Rosa was reared and educated in the rural school. She, however, was unable to graduate with her class, because of the illness of her grandmother Rose Edwards and later her death.