Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
A Graphic History of the Civil Rights Movement
The Montgomery bus boycott was a pivotal event that launched the civil rights movement and helped transform American society. This epic tale of courage and peaceful resistance began with a simple "No" spoken by an African American seamstress. When Rosa Parks, exhausted after a long day at work, refused to give up her bus seat for a white man, she defied the strict segregation laws that made blacks second-class citizens. What followed was a test of courage and resolve that ultimately reshaped the nation. Using powerful illustrations and accessible text, this exciting graphic novel tells the story of actions, arrests, and the dramatic events that followed.
* Reviews *Series review: A Graphic History of the Civil Rights Movement Focusing on action and drama, these titles highlight the lives of Civil Rights heroes. The author makes effective use of the graphic-novel format. The texts of the comic-style sections are easy to follow. these titles offer an exciting look at important history in an appealing format.School Library Journal