Featured books by Jo Kittinger

Rosa's Bus: The Ride to Civil Rights

Rosa’s Bus: The Ride to Civil Rights

By: Jo Kittinger
Illustrated by: Steven Walker
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Biography, Nonfiction

No one knew that when "Bus #2857 rolled off the assembly line in 1948…[that it] would be famous…" but it did when a woman refused to give up her seat on that bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Rosa Parks' story of bravery is effectively told in simple text and illustration. That bus is now in Michigan's Henry Ford Museum.

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