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Who Was Rosa Parks?
Contributor(s): McDonough, Yona Zeldis, Marchesi, Stephen (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0448454424     ISBN-13: 9780448454429
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: December 2010

Annotation: 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."

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Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
African American women; Alabama; Montgomery; Biography; Juvenile literature.
African Americans; Alabama; Montgomery; Biography; Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers; Alabama; Montgomery; Biography; Juvenile literature.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Social Activists
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
- Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States
Dewey: 323.092
LCCN: 2009051593
Lexile Measure: 700
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Who Was...?
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 7.75" H x 5.50" W x 0.25" (0.26 lbs) 106 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 141838
Reading Level: 4.8   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q53116
Reading Level: 4.3   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 4.0
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Contributor Bio(s): IV>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.
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