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The Extraordinary Life of Rosa Parks

Written by Dr Sheila Kanani

Illustrated by Nan Lawson

Part of the Extraordinary Lives Series

The Extraordinary Life of Rosa Parks Synopsis

Rosa Parks, the woman known for refusing to give up her seat on the bus, triggered a great shift in the fight for civil rights. Raised in Alabama, Rosa Parks knew all about the racism of her society from an early age. Discover how she became the brilliant activist we know today, in this beautifully illustrated book with real-life stories, timelines and facts to bring her nextraordinary story to life.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241372791
Publication date: 5th September 2019
Author: Dr Sheila Kanani
Illustrator: Nan Lawson
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages

About Dr Sheila Kanani

Sheila Kanani (Author) Dr Sheila Kanani is a space cadet, with her head high up in the clouds, even though her feet are firmly on planet Earth. Sheila became interested in space and astronomy at the age of 13 and her passion sky-rocketed from there. She has a PhD in planetary science and her favourite planet is Saturn. Her favourite 'work' interests are teaching GCSE Astronomy and giving public talks to audiences of all ages and sizes, while representing her place of work, the Royal Astronomical Society, which she adores.

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