Extraordinary Life of Rosa Parks
Sheila Kanani, illustrated by Nan Lawson

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Narrated By: Weruche Opia

Duration: 52 minutes

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Rosa Parks, the woman known for refusing to give up her seat on the bus, triggered a great shift in the fight for civil rights. Raised in Alabama, Rosa Parks knew all about the racism of her society from an early age. Discover how she became the brilliant activist we know today, in this book with real-life stories, timelines and facts to bring her extraordinary story to life.

Extraordinary Lives is a bold, inclusive biography series shining a light on modern and historical figures. Entertaining, accessible and educational, they are the perfect introductions to these amazing people and their achievements.

© Dr Sheila Kanani 2019 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

Genre

Children's / Teenage general interest: Biography and autobiography, Children's / Teenage general interest: Places and peoples, Children's / Teenage general interest: History and the past, Children's / Teenage personal and social topics: Racism, Children's / Teenage general interest: Politics

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