Rosa Parks grew up in Alabama, where she learned to stand up for herself at an early age. Rosa went on to become a civil rights activist. In 1955, she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her courageous decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. She never stopped working for equal rights. Babies and toddlers will love to snuggle as you read to them the engaging story of this fascinating icon, and will also enjoy exploring the stylish and quirky illustrations of this sturdy board book on their own.
The My First - Little People, BIG DREAMS series takes the biographies from the popular Little People, BIG DREAMS picture book series and adapts them for younger reader. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream!
This is the simplified board book version of Rosa Parks' story; for the picture book for ages 5 to 8, check out Rosa Parks (Little People, Big Dreams).