The Bus Ride that Changed History: Rosa Parks by Pamela Duncan EdwardsThe Bus Ride that Changed History: Rosa Parks by Pamela Duncan Edwards

The Bus Ride that Changed History: Rosa Parks

byPamela Duncan EdwardsIllustratorDanny Shanahan

Paperback | January 12, 2009

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Now in paperback - an important moment in history is presented in a cumulative format, accessible to the youngest readers.In 1955, a young woman named Rosa Parks took a big step for civil rights when she refused to give up her seat on a bus for a white passenger. The bus driver told her to move. Jim Crow laws told her to move. But Rosa Parks stayed where she was, and a chain of events was set into motion that would eventually change the course of American history.Fifty years later, The Bus Ride That Changed History retraces that chain of events-introducing the civil rights movement, one idea at a time. Take a ride through history in this unique retelling of what happened when one brave woman refused to stand up so that a white passenger could sit down.
Pamela Duncan Edwards is the author of more than twenty books for children. Originally from England, Edwards is a former children's librarian who now lives in Virginia with her husband. Danny Shanahan is a cartoonist for The New Yorker. He lives in New York with his wife and family.
Title:The Bus Ride that Changed History: Rosa ParksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8.5 × 10.5 × 0.13 inPublished:January 12, 2009Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547076746

ISBN - 13:9780547076744


Editorial Reviews

"This is an excellent tribute to Parks and to her role in history, told in a child-friendly style." –School Library Journal School Library Journal