byNikki GiovanniIllustratorBryan Collier

December 26, 2007|
Rosa by Nikki Giovanni
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Fifty years after her refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, Mrs. Rosa Parks is still one of the most important figures in the American civil rights movement. This tribute to Mrs. Parks is a celebration of her courageous action and the events that followed.

Award-winning poet, writer, and activist Nikki Giovanni's evocative text combines with Bryan Collier's striking cut-paper images to retell the story of this historic event from a wholly unique and original perspective.

Nikki Giovanni is the author of Lincoln and Douglass,Spin a Soft Black Song, The Sun Is So Quiet, and the Caldecott Honor Book Rosa. Her autobiography Gemini was a finalist for the National Book Award, and several of her books have received NAACP Image Awards. She was the first recipient of the Rosa L. Parks Woman of Courage Award, and...
Product dimensions:40 pages, 10.95 X 8.55 X 0.2 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 10.95 X 8.55 X 0.2 in
Published:December 26, 2007
Publisher:Square Fish
Appropriate for ages:6 - 8
ISBN - 13:9780312376024

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