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If A Bus Could Talk - The Story of Rosa Parks

Faith Ringgold

If A Bus Could Talk - The Story of Rosa Parks

by Faith Ringgold

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Published by Scholastic .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7514762M
ISBN 100439684129
ISBN 109780439684125
OCLC/WorldCa58722146

If a bus could talk, it would tell the story of a young African-American girl named Rosa who had to walk miles to her one-room schoolhouse in Alabama while white children rode to their school in a bus. It would tell how the adult Rosa rode to and from work on a segregated city bus and couldn’t sit in the same row as a white person. If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks Ringgold, Faith AR Quiz No. EN A biography of the African American woman and civil rights worker, whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus led to a boycott, which lasted more than a year in Montgomery, Alabama.

Description of the book "If A Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks": If a bus could talk, it would tell the story of a young African-American girl named Rosa who had to walk miles to her one-room schoolhouse in Alabama while white children rode to their school in a bus. Improve your students’ reading comprehension with ReadWorks. Access thousands of high-quality, free K articles, and create online assignments with them for your students.

IF A BUS COULD TALK: The Story of Rosa Parks Faith Ringgold, Author. S&S/Aladdin $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book A contemporary schoolgirl. Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, – Octo ) was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus United States Congress has called her "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".. On December 1, , in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks rejected bus driver James F. Blake's order.


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If A Bus Could Talk - The Story of Rosa Parks by Faith Ringgold Download PDF EPUB FB2

If a bus could talk, it would tell the story of a young African-American girl named Rosa who had to walk miles to her one-room schoolhouse in Alabama while white children rode to their school in a bus. It would tell how the adult Rosa rode to and from work on a segregated city bus and couldn't sit in the same row as a white by: If A Bus Could Talk tells the story of Rosa Parks through the magical experience of a young schoolgirl named Marcie.

Marcie learns how Rosa, as a child, was not allowed to ride the bus to school, and how, as an adult, she refused to give up her seat to a white person on a segregated city bus.4/5. If A Bus Could Talk: The Story Of Rosa Parks.

A biography of the African American woman and civil rights worker whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus led to a boycott that lasted more than a year in Montgomery, Alabama. It informs Marcie that she is riding on ""the Rosa Parks bus,"" the very vehicle that Parks had been riding in when, refusing to give up her seat to a white man, she helped trigger the.

Synopsis Who better than a bus could tell the story of young African-American Rosa McCauley, who had to walk miles to her one-room schoolhouse in Alabama while white children rode to their school in a. If a bus could talk, it would tell the story of a young African-American girl named Rosa who had to walk miles to her one-room schoolhouse in Alabama while white children rode to their school in a bus.

It would tell how the adult Rosa rode to and from work on a segregated city bus and couldn't sit in the same row as a white person. “I Am Rosa Parks” in the Puffin Easy-to-Read series is an excellent introduction, and “If A Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks” by Ringgold Faith is a simpler version with good pictures.

Explain to the children that segregation means dividing people by the color of their skin, by sex, or by some other characteristic that sets them apart, and to boycott something means you won’t use it. Ask students what they know about the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Most likely, students will know less about this than they knew about Rosa Parks. Tell students that they will be learning more about this boycott today and how it is related to Rosa Parks.

Tell students that a boycott is the refusal to buy goods or services as a protest. Narrating the book is the bus that Parks took that morning 45 years ago; it recounts the signal events in Parks’s life to a young girl who boarded it to go to school. If we travel back in time to the December evening in when Rosa Parks boarded that city bus, we can begin to glimpse just why her courage was so extraordinary.

We know from her account of the event that she made her defiant decision in an instant. It took tremendous courage. If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks by Faith Ringgold.

Engage students with a biographical account of Rosa Parks. Classroom Tip: Read this version and compare it to another biography.

If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King by Ellen Levine; illustrated by Anna Rich. If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks: Faith Ringgold: God Inside of Me: Della Reese: Happy to Be Nappy: Bell Hooks: The Day I Was Rich: Bill Cosby: Through My Eyes: Ruby Bridges: Shades of Black: Sandra Pinkney: Dancing in the Wings: Debbie Allen: Nikki Giovanni, Poet of the People: Judith Pinkerton Josephson Teens Can Make It Happen: Stedman Graham.

Summary of book: A young girl, Marcie, gets on a bus as she does everyday. Little does she know how much she will learn here. The Rosa Parks Blvd. Bus and riders share with her the story of Rosa Parks.

Marcie leaves the bus knowing she has learned about a very important woman who did more than just keep her seat on a bus. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for If A Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Get this from a library. If a bus could talk: the story of Rosa Parks. [Faith Ringgold] -- A biography of the African American woman and civil rights worker whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus led to a boycott which lasted more than a year in Montgomery, Alabama.

From the viewpoint of a bus, Ringgold's touching, vibrant illustrations and gentle prose tell the story of Rosa Parks, an elderly black woman in Montgomery, Alabama, w see all. From the viewpoint of a bus, Ringgold's touching, vibrant illustrations and gentle prose tell the story of Rosa Parks, an elderly black woman in Montgomery, Alabama, who refused to give up her bus seat to a white man and.

If A Bus Could Talk, it would tell the story of a young African-American girl named Rosa who had to walk miles to her one-room schoolhouse in Alabama while white children rode to their school in a bus. It would tell how the adult Rosa rode to and from work on a segregated city bus and couldn't sit in the same row as a white person.

I Am Rosa Parks. If a Bus Could Talk - The Story of Rosa Parks by Faith Ringgold (Illustrator). If a bus could talk, it would tell the story of a young African-American girl named Rosa who had to walk miles to her one-room schoolhouse in Alabama while white children rode to their school in a bus.

If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks by Faith Ringgold. 11 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Name Pronunciation with Faith Ringgold; Grade; PK-5; Genre; Biography; Nonfiction; Cultural Area; African American.

I really enjoyed this book by Faith Ringgold, titled “If A Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks.” It was a unique way to mix a narrative of a little girl, with a magical twist to 4/5(15). A contemporary schoolgirl boards the bus on which Rosa Parks rode inand the bus tells the girl about Rosa's story, from growing up with the constant threat of a Ku Klux Klan attack to her act of passive resistance against the segregation of bus passengers.Rosa Parks: My Story by Rosa people are Rosa Parks, Marten Luther King JR the event was in Alabama 's.

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