A Picture Book of Rosa ParksBy
Written by David A. Adler
Almost everyone knows about Rosa Parks and the story of the incident on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. In fact, she is sometimes called the “grandmother of civil rights” as many people mark the beginning of the struggle for civil rights by the day Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus and had to go to jail for it.
David Adler’s book tells you the whole story of Rosa Park’s life and shares many of the difficult and painful details that surround the conditions in the American South that necessitated such a mighty struggle for fair and equal treatment.
This is a great book for sharing how additional figures played important roles in the struggle for civil rights. It’s also a good book for discussing tough topics such as racism, prejudice and unequal treatment.
Her refusal to give up her seat on a bus helped establish the civil rights movement.