Denise Lewis Patrick
A Girl Named Rosa: The True Story of Rosa Parks (American Girl a Girl Named)
The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave? A Girl Named Rosa describes the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence with full-color illustrations throughout. In addition to stories and facts about Rosa's upbringing and accomplishments, the book includes a timeline and a glossary, plus a profile of a noteworthy and contemporary American girl following in Rosa's monumental footsteps to stand up for equal rights, even in the face of adversity.
- Author: Denise Lewis Patrick
- Why we love it: A beautifully written chapter book on the life of the amazing Rosa Parks
- Paperback: 48 pages
- Reading Level: 9-12
- Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.0 x 0.2 inches