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Freedom Walkers : The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (Hardcover) (Russell Freedman)
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On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus and give up her seat to a white man. This refusal to give up her dignity sparked the Montgomery bus boycott, a yearlong struggle, and a major victory in the civil rights movement. Source notes, map, bibliography, index.
When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man, a movement was set in motion that led to other nonviolent boycotts, marches, and walks--resulting in the civil rights movement and major social changes throughout the nation.
Number of Pages: 114
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Awards)
Publisher: Holiday House
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Russell Freedman
Street Date: September 30, 2006
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-5551