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If a bus could talk: the story of Rosa Parks

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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!
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9781404626195
9780689818929
9780689856761
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LG
Level 5.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 980L
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Grouped Work ID 9445ae66-2a36-adc8-0adc-cfddfa1373eb
Full title if a bus could talk the story of rosa parks
Author ringgold faith
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-20 13:31:57PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 13:32:51PM

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subject_facet African Americans -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- Biography, African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Juvenile literature, Civil rights workers, Civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations, Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature, Parks, Rosa, -- 1913-2005, Parks, Rosa, -- 1913-2005 -- Juvenile literature, Segregation in transportation, Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature, Women -- Biography
title_display If a bus could talk : the story of Rosa Parks
title_full If a bus could talk : the story of Rosa Parks / Faith Ringgold
title_short If a bus could talk :
title_sub the story of Rosa Parks
topic_facet African Americans, Biography, Civil rights, Civil rights workers, History, Parks, Rosa, Race relations, Segregation in transportation, Women