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Who Was Rosa Parks?

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In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." This biography has black-and-white illustrations throughout. Age Range: 8-12 years. Grade Level: 3-7. Written by Yona Zeldis McDonough. Paperback; 112 pages.

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