"e;She had not sought this moment but she was ready for it. When the policeman bent down to ask "e;Auntie, are you going to move?"e; all the strength of all the people through all those many years joined in her. She said, "e;No."e;"e;
An inspiring account of an event that shaped American history
Fifty years after her refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, Mrs. Rosa Parks is still one of the most important figures in the American civil rights movement. This picture- book tribute to Mrs. Parks is a celebration of her courageous action and the events that followed.
Award-winning poet, writer, and activist Nikki Giovanni's evocative text combines with Bryan Collier's striking cut-paper images to retell the story of this historic event from a wholly unique and original perspective.
"e;Rosa"e; is a 2006 Caldecott Honor Book and the winner of the 2006 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award.