The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave? A Girl Named Rosa describes the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence with full-color illustrations throughout. In addition to stories and facts about Rosa's upbringing and accomplishments, the book includes a timeline and a glossary, plus a profile of a noteworthy and contemporary American girl following in Rosa's monumental footsteps to stand up for equal rights, even in the face of adversity.
About the Author
Denise Lewis Patrick wrote and illustrated her first book when she was ten. Today, Denise has published more than 35 picture books, biographies, and historical novels for young readers.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 A Place Called Pine Level 7
Chapter 2 Lessons in Being Brave 13
Chapter 3 Leaving Home to Learn 18
Chapter 4 Black and White 25
Chapter 5 Getting Involved 29
Chapter 6 A Serious Choice 34
A Girl Named Marley 47