|Author: Terri DeGezelle|
|Who was Rosa Parks? Why did black Americans stop riding buses? When did the law change to give black Americans equal rights? This book will help you discover what life was like during the civil rights movement.|
From the Publisher:
Looks at an important time in the history of the United States and introduces readers to Rosa Parks, an African-American woman who refused to give up her seat on a bus for a white man during a time of segregation in Alabama. Simultaneous.Describes what life was like for the African American woman famous for her refusal to give up her seat on a bus, which lead to her arrest and the eventual overturning of the "Jim Crow" laws in the South by order of the Supreme Court.