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The Extraordinary Life of Rosa Parks

The Extraordinary Life of Rosa Parks

Published: 5 Sep 2019

Paperback / softback, 128 pages

Recommended for age 7+ and 9+

By Dr Sheila Kanani

Illustrated by Nan Lawson

Published by Penguin Random House Children's UK

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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 beautifully illustrated book with real-life stories, timelines and facts to bring her nextraordinary story to life.

Tagged Black History and significant lives

The Extraordinary Lives series

The Extraordinary Life of Greta Thunberg
The Extraordinary Life of Mary Seacole
The Extraordinary Life of Alan Turing

The USA pack

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A curated, easy-purchase collection of books on the theme of the USA for KS2. All books can be purchased individually.
  • The Good Thieves
  • Kidnap on the California Comet
  • The Extraordinary Life of Rosa Parks
  • Clouds Over California
  • This is America
  • Little Bird Lands
  • Snow White in New York
  • Let's Look at the United States
  • Giving Thanks
  • Sky Wolf's Call
  • United Tastes of America
  • National Monuments of the USA
  • ABRAHAM (Lincoln)
  • National Parks of the USA
  • The 50 States