Written by Rosa Parks & Jim Haskins
Illustrated by Wil Clay
This is a great easy-reader chapter book about Rosa Parks, who made history by refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. This is Rosa Parks’ own story of her life beginning with her childhood in a small town through her courageous actions that helped start the Civil Rights Movement. My daughter really appreciated this book and talked about how thankful she is that the laws are not the same for her as they were for Rosa Parks and many others! Read more >>
Originally posted on June 18, 2011.