If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks

Gender & Sexism
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Author(s):
Faith Ringgold
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Aladdin
ISBN:
978-0689856761
Year:
Gender & Sexism
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

A contemporary schoolgirl boards the bus on which Rosa Parks rode in 1955, and the bus tells the girl about Rosa's story, from growing up with the constant threat of a Ku Klux Klan attack to her act of passive resistance against the segregation of bus passengers.

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