An uplifting, visually stunning overview of the civil rights movement, starting with Rosa Park's refusal to give up her seat on the bus and then continuing onto Dr. King's boycott speech and the ever growing movement. Pinkney's vivid, dramatic illustrations are perfect for the subject. In a starred review, SLJ said that "this story will read aloud well, mesmerizing listeners." One of our favorite civil rights kids books.
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