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Title The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks / Young Readers Edition Jeanne Theoharis ; adapted by Brandy Colbert and Jeanne Theoharis.
Author Theoharis, Jeanne, author.
Publication Boston : Beacon Press, [2021]
Edition Young readers' edition.
Description 296 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Note "ReVisioning history for young people."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-278) and index.
Contents A (Shy) Rebel Is Born -- Following Rules and Breaking Some, Too -- Introducing Raymond Parks: "The First Real Activist I Ever Met" -- The Newest Member of the NAACP -- Organizing in the Face of Opposition -- The NAACP Youth Council Gets a Fresh Start -- Resistance + Anger = Seeds of Change -- Claudette Colvin Sits Down (And Rises Up) -- Highlander Folk School -- Seeking Justice for Emmett Till -- December 1, 1955 -- A Boycott Blossoms -- Rosa Parks Goes to Court -- A Yearlong Boycott -- The Best of Timesand the Worst of Times -- Victory at Last (but the Struggle Continues) -- "The Northern Promised Land that Wasn't" -- Rosa Parks Joins the Fight Up North -- The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom -- Working for John Conyers -- Meeting Malcolm X -- Going (Back) Down South -- The Detroit Uprising -- The Assassination of Dr. King -- Black Power! -- "Freedom Fighters Never Retire" -- The Struggle Continues.
Summary "This definitive biography of Rosa Parks accessibly examines her six decades of activism, challenging young readers perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement."-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 12+ Beacon Press
Subject Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 -- Juvenile literature.
African American women civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature.
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Addl. Author Colbert, Brandy, author.
Theoharis, Jeanne, 1969- Rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks. Adaptation of (expression):
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Theoharis, Jeanne, 1969- The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks Young readers' edition. Boston : Beacon Press, [2021] 9780807067581 (DLC) 2020011431
ISBN 9780807067574
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