“Freedom Yes…Apartheid No!”…the story of Rosa Parks
“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 was one of the most important figures in the civil rights movement, as the grandchild of former slaves, growing up in Alabama she experienced abuse and unfair treatment due to the colour of her skin on a daily basis. She became a leading activist in her 30’s and was 42 years old when she made her most famous stand against apartheid when refusing to give up her seat on a bus for a white person. This book tells key moments in Rosa’s life, giving an insight into what urged Rosa to fight for what she believed in.
This series of books illustrates the inspirational lives of artists, designers, authors, scientists and adventurers, distilling their experiences into a bite size story with a more detailed timeline included within the back pages.
essential reading for all minds young and old!