Read Rosa Parks Online Free - In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists, to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
Rosa Parks grew up during segregation in Alabama, but she was taught to respect herself and stand up for her rights. In 1955, Rosa refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Her decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. Rosa was described as “the mother of the freedom movement”. This inspiring story of Rosa’s life is moving, and approachable for young readers.
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October 05, 2017
This was such a lovely book that I would love to give to my future children. It's part of a series about powerful women who have achieved wonderful things and there's such a broad selection from Rosa Parks to Amelia Earhart to Maya Angelou to Coco Chanel to Audrey Hepburn to Agatha Christie to a...
September 18, 2017
The life story of Rosa Parks is a very good way on teaching kids to treat everyone with equality. This children's book should be promoted so that a lot of young readers will be inform of the absurdity of racism. We may not be aware of it, but racism still do exist even at present. It always up to...
September 15, 2017
The story and life of Rosa Parks, the civil rights activist, is an inspiring and incredible one which everyone should hear about. This book addresses her life and the way in which she stood up for herself and her civil rights in such a simple but effective way. There is just enough information so...
October 14, 2017
The series „Little people, big dreams“ is an awesome way to show children that there were and will always be strong, courageous women, who want to change the world and change it.
The illustrations were also really beautiful.
Definitely a great book to share with your kids!
August 10, 2017
A great introduction to Rosa Parks. The text is well suited to the intended audience and explains difficult topics in an age appropriate way so that young readers can understand the historical and political climate Parks grew up and participated in.
The back matter recommends age appropriate furt...
October 16, 2017
A great introduction to the story of Rosa Parks and her fight for equality. The book manages to sucessfully tell a very difficult part of history in a child friendly way, and can be used to begin a dialogue with children on issues like racism. The illustrations are definitely a bonus!
September 15, 2017
I just love this adorable series! I wished I had these books when I was a kid.
September 20, 2017
ARC kindly provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.
"In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists, to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream."
A couple of we...
September 08, 2017
I picked this up because of the retro cute cover and the illustration style. It's a beautiful little book, but the text of the story didn't sit well with me. When the book ends: "But she knew who she was. A regular person, just as good as anyone else," it feels condescending. It made sense in the...
September 21, 2017
This wonderful book is the newest in the Little People, Dream Big series. This series unmasks wonderful individuals who although just ordinary people have made an extraordinary contribution to our world and our way of life. These stories are based on real-life people and are very interesting and...