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If a Bus Could Talk : The Story of Rosa Parks

by Faith Ringgold
| Item # X7755
If a Bus Could Talk : The Story of Rosa Parks X7755
Format: Paperback
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If a bus could talk, it would tell the story of a young African-American girl named Rosa who had to walk miles to her one-room schoolhouse in Alabama while white children rode to their school in a bus. It would tell how the adult Rosa rode to and from work on a segregated city bus and couldn't sit in the same row as a white person. It would tell of the fateful day when Rosa refused to give up her seat to a white man and how that act of courage inspired others around the world to stand up for freedom. In this book a bus "does" talk, and on her way to school a girl named Marcie learns why Rosa Parks is the mother of the Civil Rights movement. At the end of Marcie's magical ride, she meets Rosa Parks herself at a birthday party with several distinguished guests. Wait until she tells her class about this

Product Information

  • AR Level5.3
  • AR Quiz Number35405
  • AR Quiz Points0.5
  • AuthorFaith Ringgold
  • Page Count32
  • ISBN100689856768
  • ISBN139780689856761
  • PublisherSimon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
  • Year Published2003
  • Grade LevelK - 4
  • Type of BookNon-Fiction
  • SubjectHistory & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
    People & places (Children's/YA)
    People & places (Children's/YA)
    Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's/YA)
  • IllustratorFaith Ringgold
  • ImprintSimon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books

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