Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Awards))
by Russell Freedman
Publication Date: Sep 30, 2006
List Price: $18.95
Format: Hardcover, 114 pages
Target Age Group: Middle Grade
Imprint: Holiday House
Publisher: Holiday House
Parent Company: Holiday House, Inc.
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On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus and give up her seat to a white man. This refusal to give up her dignity sparked the Montgomery bus boycott, a yearlong struggle, and a major victory in the civil rights movement. Source notes, map, bibliography, index.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 20Th Century
- Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism