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Rosa Parks (Childhood of Famous Americans) [Paperback]

By Kathleen V. Kudlinski (Author) & Meryl Henderson (Illustrator)
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Item description for Rosa Parks (Childhood of Famous Americans) by Kathleen V. Kudlinski & Meryl Henderson...

Overview
Readers can learn about the courageous childhood of the woman who is most known for her refusal to sit at the back of the bus during the battle for civil rights. Original.

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Childhood of Famous Americans
One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily read by children of eight and up -- today's youngster is swept right into history.

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Studio: Aladdin
Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 5.25" Height: 7.75"
Weight:   0.3 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2001
Publisher   Simon & Schuster
Age  8-12
Series  Childhood Of Famous Americans  
ISBN  0689839251  
ISBN13  9780689839252  


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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Kathleen Kudlinksi the award-winning author of more than forty books for children, including the Boy, Were We Wrong series. She lives in Connecticut and Vermont."

Kathleen V. Kudlinski currently resides in Hartford, in the state of Connecticut.

Kathleen V. Kudlinski has published or released items in the following series...
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Rosa Parks By: Kathleen Kudlinski  Oct 12, 2004
Crated By: Bryan Garcia

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks grew up with her mother, brother, and her grandparents. Rosa had problems in school, her tonsils usually got infected not allowing her to speak loud. This infection made Rosa get left back in the fifth grade. She walks to school with her brother (Sylvester). Rosa loved sewing. It was her hobby. Rosa also had to deal with alot of segregation. White schools were better than black school. White schools had better books, buses and buildings than black schools. Some white people called black people many diferent names just because there different than them. Some white people got along with black people, and will be treated differently because of this.
After the civil war ended, some white people made the Ku Klux Klan, or the KKK to scare different cultures. In Halloween the Ku Klux Klan tried to kill other cultures. That was their treat for Halloween. That just makes me mad to know that this happen. Rosa's family wanted to move back to Afica. Her family own a farm. They sell there products to have money. Rosa's family was very poor. Her grand parents were slaves. Rosa wanted to stop segregation. Segregation started with the Jim Crow Laws.
Rosa was determined to finish school. Rosa's grandmother pasted away, it hurt Rosa's heart. It was a hard time for Rosa . She had a job to do, her mother was sick, and her grandmother past away. She quit school to support her family. There was one thing that made her happy, church. She went so many times to church people called her Sister Rosa.
Rosa fell in love with a man named Raymond Parks. Raymond was apart of the NAACP which stands for National Association for the Advancement of colored people. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People want to stop segregation. In 1931, Rosa, and Raymond got married in Rosa's hometown, Pine Level. She went back to school to get her high school diploma. Raymond worked in a barbers shop. The NAACP tried to stop segregation in a violent way. They wanted to fight to make things better, and that was wrong.
They also are trying to free the Scottboro boys. These boys were framed of abusing a white women, and beating her up. There was no cuts, or signs of abusement.The boys were still found guilty, and sentence to death.It was a all white jury, and there was no evidence, but they were still found guilty. There was an another trial, and it was fair. Five of the boys went to jail, and the rest were free to go.
Rosa Parks went on a bus one day. The bus was crowded in the back. So Rosa Parks sat in the white section. The driver said "get out of the bus." Rosa refused to get off. When she was forced to get off the bus. She looked at the driver and never wanted to go on a bus with him as the driver again.
She met Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. in a lecture. Rosa Parks was shocked on how he spoke. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke so calm, and peaceful. His speeches were like poems.Rosa Parks went to Highlander Folk school. Her friend Virgina Durr was the woman who told her about the school. She helped her, and she was a white women who thought everyone should be treated the same. In this school she was taught freedom fighter how to change the law. She learn how to organize crowds, how to use papers, and radio to get publicity. Her teachers taught Rosa, do not get violent, just resist.
Twelve years after the first bus problem another bus incident happened. Rosa Park was tired, and went on the bus not looking at the driver. She sat next to a black person. The next two stops a lot of white people came in the bus. The bus was crowded. There was one white person left standing. Rosa Parks was told to move, but did not move at all. Police had to come, and get her out the bus. A lot of people left the bus avoiding conflict. Rosa Parks was put under arrest. This started the Bus Boy Cott.
The person who organized the Bus Boy Cott was Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. Black people did not get back on the bus until black people were able to sit anywhere, and Rosa Parks was free. They walked for one year, and sixteen days, until December 20th, the bus companies agreed on the law.Also they agreed because the buses were losing money. Rosa Parks was free! It did not stop there. Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. made "The March on Washington". There he gave is "I Have A Dream Speech". Many people united as one, black and white people.
Now Rosa Parks is in the National Association for the Advancement of Color people. She is still fighting for equal rights.Rosa Parks worked hard, but never became leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Color People. It was hard being a woman in the 1990's. Women get no repect. Rosa Parks also work as a youth council leader. She worked with the youth to intergrate the public library. She got the Presidentional Medal of Freedom from President Clinton. Rosa Parks will live on forever.
 

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