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Rosa's Bus by Jo S. Kittinger

Rosa’s Bus

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Rosa's Bus by Jo S. Kittinger
Jan 10, 2017 | ISBN 9781629798486
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    Jan 10, 2017 | ISBN 9781629798486 | 7-9 years

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    Oct 01, 2010 | ISBN 9781590787229 | 7-9 years

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“Employing direct, accessible, relentless language arranged in free-verse stanzas, the author brings to life the drama of Parks’s act (neither busting myths nor exploiting them) and the events it sparked. Walker’s double-page, large-scale oils evoke the emotions of a determined people and perfectly complement the text. The author’s note contextualizes the boycott and names Claudette Colvin and Mary Louise Smith as Parks’s forerunners. Powerful. (sources)” –Kirkus Reviews

“An inventive approach. . . . Kids will connect with the unsentimental, contemporary message: ‘Imagine where it has been / and where we have yet to go.'” –Booklist

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