By Nikki Giovanni

Illustrated By Bryan Collier

Added May 3, 2015

Fifty years after her refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, Mrs. Rosa Parks is still one of the most important figures in the American civil rights movement. This tribute to Mrs. Parks is a celebration of her courageous action and the events that followed. Visit Nikki Giovanni’s official website Book jacket image and book description courtesy Macmillan. Used with permission.  

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