Who Was Rosa Parks?

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Who Was Rosa Parks? Paperback – December 23, 2010
by Yona Zeldis McDonough (Author), Who HQ (Author), Stephen Marchesi (Illustrator)


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.


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About the Author

Yona Zeldis McDonough is a longtime doll lover and collector. She is also an award-winning author who has published numerous books for children and adults. She presently lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.

Product details

  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 - 7
  • Lexile Measure: 700L 
  • Series: Who Was?
  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Workshop; Original edition (December 23, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0448454424
  • ISBN-13: 978-0448454429
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.2 x 7.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces 
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