Fifty years after her refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, Mrs. Rosa Parks is still one of the most important figures in the American civil rights movement. This tribute to Mrs. Parks is a celebration of her courageous action and the events that followed. Award-winning poet, writer, and activist Nikki Giovanni’s evocative text combines with Bryan Collier’s striking cut-paper images to retell the story of this historic event from a wholly unique and original perspective.
This powerful Black History Month themed book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like segregation, courage, and equality. It is also great for targeting inferencing and predicting. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Rosa in speech therapy below: