Freedom Walkers: Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
This wonderful book tells the story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott as well as the walk from Selma to the State Capital in Montgomery. It features the stories of Jo Ann Robinson, Claudette Colvin, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr and more, along with many black and white photographs documenting the events and segregation of that era. This book presents the information in an interesting and accessible way for somewhat younger children.114 softcover pages. Laura
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.