Rosa

By: Giovanni, Nikki; Collier, Bryan (illustrator)

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"She had not sought this moment but she was ready for it. When the policeman bent down to ask "Auntie, are you going to move?" all the strength of all the people through all those many years joined in her. She said, "No.""

An inspiring account of an event that shaped American history

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 picture- book 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.

"Rosa" is a 2006 Caldecott Honor Book and the winner of the 2006 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award.

Title: Rosa

Author Name: Giovanni, Nikki; Collier, Bryan (illustrator)

Categories: Caldecott, Classroom / Social Sciences, Children,

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 2005

ISBN Number: 0805071067

ISBN Number 13: 9780805071061

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: new Jacket

Seller ID: 6478

Description: New York: Henry Holt & Co, 2005. New/new. Collier, Bryan. 40 pp. More than 50 years after her refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus, Mrs. Rosa Parks is the subject of this picture-book tribute to her courageous action and the events that followed. Caldecott Honor Book.