Take a Stand, Rosa Parks

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Scholastic, Jan 1, 2005 - African American women civil rights workers - 59 pages
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User Review  - Rebecca Ashley Teague - Goodreads

This biography tells the story of Rosa Parks as a child and all of the circumstances in her life leading up to her refusing to give up her seat and becoming a civil rights activist. It is a great ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kris - Goodreads

I really pulled some great information out of this book. As an educator I love to see that a common thread behind a lot of these historical figures that had a huge impact on society all valued ... Read full review


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Peter Roop is a Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, and has been a writer of children's books for over 25 years. He has written extensively for Cricket and Cobblestone Magazines. He currently writes and speaks full-time. Last year he talked with over 50,000 students, presenting over 800 workshops for students, educators and writers in 26 states. Together with his wife, Peter has written 60 children's books ranging from historical fiction to nonfiction. Seven of their books are "Reading Rainbow" books, including Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie, a Feature Book. Their books have received recognition from the National Association of Science Teachers, National Council of Teachers of English, the Children's Book Council, and the American Library Association. They have also received Wisconsin's Laura Ingalls Wilder Book Award.

Peter and Connie Roop, have written over fifty children's books together, and for twenty-five years both have been teachers in Appleton, Wisconsin. Connie teaches high school science and Peter teaches elementary school, and in 1986 was named Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year. When not teaching or writing, the Roops enjoy traveling and playing games with their children, Sterling and Heidi.

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