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If a Bus Could Talk : The Story of Rosa Parks (Reprint) (Paperback) (Faith Ringgold)

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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!
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!

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: People + Places / United States / African-American, Biography + Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
Series Title: Reading Rainbow Book
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Faith Ringgold
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2003
TCIN: 12708256
UPC: 9780689856761
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-6097
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