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Parks, Rosa

Summary: When Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on an Alabama bus in 1955, she sparked the Civil Rights Movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 1992

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 PAR

Parks, Rosa

Summary: The African American woman whose acts of civil disobedience led to the 1956 Supreme Court order to desegregate buses in Montgomery, Alabama, explains what she did and why

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE PAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR RED PAR

Parks, Rosa

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Parks

Parks, Rosa

Summary: On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She was not trying to start a movement. She was simply tired of social injustice and did not think a woman should be forced to stand so that a man could sit down. Yet her simple act of courage set in motion a chain of events that changed forever the landscape of American race relations. Now, forty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan Pub. House 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.092 PAR

Summary: The documentary examines the relationship between the civil right legend Rosa Parks and Carolyn Green and discusses Green's quest to continue her cousin's legacy of black activism in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MY

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PAT

Theoharis, Jeanne

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."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2021

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Reyburn, Susan

Summary: "In this compelling new book from the Library of Congress, where the Parks Collection is housed, the civil rights icon is revealed for the first time in print through her private manuscripts and handwritten notes. Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words illumines her inner thoughts, her ongoing struggles, and how she came to be the person who stood up by sitting down. At the height of the Montgomery Bus...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Georgia Press, in association with The Library of Congress 2020

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Summary: Presents the life of Rosa Parks, whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus for a white man triggered the civil rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB PARKS KEL

Barber, Terry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PARKS, ROSA BAR

Mara, Wil.

Summary: Introduces the children to Rosa Parks who is a true American hero.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PAR

Giovanni, Nikki.

Summary: An illustrated description of Rosa Parks' historic refusal to give up her seat on a bus that led to a boycott that lasted more than a year in Montgomery, Alabama. One track of sound disc has page-turn signals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.092 Gio

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PAR

Summary: Celebrate African American history with this historic collection of stories. Collection includes: Rosa ; Henry's freedom box ; Lincoln and Douglass ; and, Ellington was not a street. Bonus interview with Nikki Giovanni. Bonus interview with Ellen Levine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV STO

Kohl, Herbert R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PARKS, ROSA KOH

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: The littlest readers can learn about Rosa Parks in this board book version of the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World biography. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. In this new board book format, the very youngest readers can learn about one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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Summary: On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in a "whites only" section of a public bus, thus starting a boycott of the city buses. This single act is considered the beginning of the civil rights movement in the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BOY

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: Recounts Rosa Parks' daring effort to stand up for herself and other African Americans by helping to end segregation on public transportation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Parks 2014

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