Random House Books for Young Readers I Am Rosa Parks
Random House Books for Young Readers I Am Rosa Parks

I Am Rosa Parks

By Rosa Parks

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Publication Date: September 14, 2021

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Ages 8 to 9, Grades 3 to 4

How special and inspiring to read about Rosa Park’s life in her own words! This BIOGRAPHY READER is now available in Step into Reading, the premier leveled reader line.

When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man on December 1, 1955, she made history. Her brave act sparked the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott and brought the civil rights movement to national attention. In simple, lively language, Rosa Parks describes her life from childhood to the present and recounts the events that shook the nation. Her story is powerful, inspiring and unforgettable.

An NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies

Step 4 Readers use challenging vocabulary and short paragraphs to tell exciting stories. For newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence.

Series Overview: Since 1984, Step Into Reading has set the standard. Random House was the first trade publisher to implement a leveling system that recognized the developmental stages of beginning readers; offer a reader series as original paperbacks; and publish a mix of original and licensed titles. The line includes exciting fiction and non-fiction, favorite characters and innovative line extensions such as Non-Fiction Readers, Comic Readers, Math Readers, Phonics Readers, and Sticker Books. Step Into Reading is a complete literacy program with something for every child.

About the Author

ROSA PARKS was an inspiring American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in launching the Montgomery bus boycott. She died in 2005.

JIM HASKINS was the celebrated author of more than one hundred books, most on topics of African American history and achievement. His works received numerous honors, including the Coretta Scott King Author Award and the Carter G. Woodson Award. In 1994, Haskins was the recipient of the Washington Post Children’s Book Guild Award for a body of work in nonfiction for young people.

WILL CLAY was a painter, sculptor, and nationally renowned illustrator of children’s books who donned a straw hat and overalls or a colorful vest to promote art and reading through animated storytelling at schools. He died in 2011

WILL CLAY was a painter, sculptor, and nationally renowned illustrator of children's books who donned a straw hat and overalls or a colorful vest to promote art and reading through animated storytelling at schools. He died in 2011

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 48 pages

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: September 14, 2021

ISBN: 9780593432723

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