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Rosa's Bus : The Ride to Civil Rights
by Jo S. Kittinger and Steven Walker


Overview - Like all buses in Montgomery, Alabama in the 1950's, Bus #2857 was segregated: white passengers sat in the front and black passengers sat in the back--until Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. Her arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a major event in the Civil Rights movement led by a young minister, Dr.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Like all buses in Montgomery, Alabama in the 1950's, Bus #2857 was segregated: white passengers sat in the front and black passengers sat in the back--until Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. Her arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a major event in the Civil Rights movement led by a young minister, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For 382 days, black passengers chose to walk rather than ride the buses in Montgomery.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781629798486
  • ISBN-10: 1629798487
  • Publisher: Calkins Creek Books
  • Publish Date: January 2017
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-9
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 10.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds


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