Title: Rosa
Author: Nikki Giovanni
Illustrator: Bryan Collier
Publisher: Scholastic
Awards: Caldecott Honor Award
Publication Date: 2007
Genre: Non-Fiction Picture Book
Audience: Gr. 3, 4, 5

Overview: This is a truly remarkable story about Rosa Parks, an African-American women, who courageously fought the unequal laws of the whites in the South. She receives much support in her fight for equality among all Americans.

Activity: Have children write a journal entry about what they would say “no” to and fight for.

Reviewer’s Name: Camille McNeal