The Bus Ride

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Author(s):
William Miller
Illustrator(s):
John Ward
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

A young African-American child protests an unjust law in this story loosely based on Rosa Parks' historic refusal to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1953.

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