A Picture Book of Rosa Parks David A. Adler

A Picture Book of Rosa Parks

Author: David A. Adler
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Book Title
A Picture Book of Rosa Parks
Author
David A. Adler
ISBN
9780823411771
Called "The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement," Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. When she was arrested in December 1955, her act of civil disobedience sparked the year-long Mongomery bus boycott led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Across the city, African Americans refused to ride the public buses. This is considered the first large-scale US. demonstration against segregation. From Rosa Parks' early life through her activism and eventual honors, this fully-illustrated biography helps children understand the background and context that led Rosa Parks to fight for civil rights. Pura Belpr Honor-winning artist, Robert Casilla, gives life to history with his colorful paintings of Parks' story. Back matter includes author's note and timeline of important dates. For almost thirty years, David Adler's Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler's "expert mixtures of facts and personality" (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, heroes, inventors, explorers, and adventurers. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history or who need reliable sources for school book reports.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: David A. AdlerPublisher: Holiday HousePublished: 01/01/1993ISBN: 9780823411771Pages: 30Weight: 0.26lbsSize: 7.97h x 9.48w x 0.18dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 11038 / Picture Book of Rosa ParksReading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
Called "The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement," Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger.

When she was arrested in December 1955, her act of civil disobedience sparked the year-long Mongomery bus boycott led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Across the city, African Americans refused to ride the public buses. This is considered the first large-scale US. demonstration against segregation.

From Rosa Parks' early life through her activism and eventual honors, this fully-illustrated biography helps children understand the background and context that led Rosa Parks to fight for civil rights.

Pura Belpr Honor-winning artist, Robert Casilla, gives life to history with his colorful paintings of Parks' story.

Back matter includes author's note and timeline of important dates.

For almost thirty years, David Adler's Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler's "expert mixtures of facts and personality" (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, heroes, inventors, explorers, and adventurers. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history or who need reliable sources for school book reports.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: David A. Adler
Publisher: Holiday House
Published: 01/01/1993
ISBN: 9780823411771
Pages: 30
Weight: 0.26lbs
Size: 7.97h x 9.48w x 0.18d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 11038 / Picture Book of Rosa Parks
Reading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
Called "The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement," Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger.

When she was arrested in December 1955, her act of civil disobedience sparked the year-long Mongomery bus boycott led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Across the city, African Americans refused to ride the public buses. This is considered the first large-scale US. demonstration against segregation.

From Rosa Parks' early life through her activism and eventual honors, this fully-illustrated biography helps children understand the background and context that led Rosa Parks to fight for civil rights.

Pura Belpr Honor-winning artist, Robert Casilla, gives life to history with his colorful paintings of Parks' story.

Back matter includes author's note and timeline of important dates.

For almost thirty years, David Adler's Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler's "expert mixtures of facts and personality" (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, heroes, inventors, explorers, and adventurers. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history or who need reliable sources for school book reports.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: David A. Adler
Publisher: Holiday House
Published: 01/01/1993
ISBN: 9780823411771
Pages: 30
Weight: 0.26lbs
Size: 7.97h x 9.48w x 0.18d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 11038 / Picture Book of Rosa Parks
Reading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5