Rosa (children's book) facts for kids
|October 1, 2005|
|Awards||Caldecott Honor Book, Coretta Scott King Award for Illustrators|
Giovanni was the first recipient of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Rosa L. Parks Woman of Courage Award and knew Parks personally through their involvement in civil rights activism. Rosa was published in October 2005, as a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Rosa Parks' historic arrest and the Montgomery bus boycott. Parks died of natural causes later that month at the age of 92.
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