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Rosa Parks: My Story (edition 1999)

by Rosa Parks, Jim Haskins

Series: Scholastic Book Guides (Grades 3-5)

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Rosa Park's life story reveals the deliberate choices she made that earned her the title "Mother to a Movement."
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Title:Rosa Parks: My Story
Authors:Rosa Parks
Other authors:Jim Haskins
Info:Puffin (1999), Paperback, 208 pages
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Rosa Parks: My Story by Rosa Parks

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    The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis (MarthaJeanne)
    MarthaJeanne: I found it very interesting to read both Rosa Parks own version of her story and the well researched biography. Theoharis includes a lot of background, but also much more detail about Parks contributions to the civil rights movement after the bus incident. Reading Rosa Parks own words makes her feel very real and human.… (more)
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  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
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  OakGrove-KFA | Mar 28, 2020 |
Rosa Parks was a national icon during the civil rights movement. She was raised but her mother. She eventually married Raymond Parker, who was an activist himself. She impowered many people to stand up for what they believe in and fight for their rights. In 1955, Rosa Parks decided she was not going to give up her seat to a white lady on a bus. She sparked lots of controversy regarding this action. Black people saw her as a hero and a decided that enough was enough. She sparked the bus boycott where people protested the buses in Montgomery, Alabama. After that it became illegal to segregate busses. She was an activist for the NAACP and spoke out against the injustices of this country. African Americans weren't treated how the constitution says they should be treated. This autobiography was very good and all students should know about this amazing person. ( )
  mcsuane | Nov 28, 2017 |
This book was written by Rosa Parks and it is about her experience. She was asked to move to the back of the bus and refused to do so. She explains the feelings and thoughts that went through her mind and why she took a stand. She also explained what the treatment was like for people of color in a detailed and personal manner. Overall, this book is very detailed and informative on Rosa Parks and the stance she took during the civil rights movement. ( )
1 vote Cheyene | May 2, 2017 |
I would most likely use this in an upper level class due to the vocabulary and the amount of content in the book. I see it best fit for fifth to sixth graders as a book for them to read and then write a paper on. I think it would work well for that grade level and that situation because it will allow them to grow their vocabulary but still be able to understand what is going on in the story and make connections to the outside world.
  tylerschmitt | Apr 4, 2017 |
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