Rosa Parks

By: Taylor English and Julia Bourgoin

When and Where Born:

Rosa Parks was born February 4,1913 in Alabama.

Early Life:

Rosa had more land than any black people.Rosa went in a one room shcool house.

She only learned 5 months a year.On her way to shcool white kids threw trash at


Character Traits:

She was brave ,great ,helpful ,careing ,loving and a civl rights pioneer.

Challenges Overcome:

She was black so she did not have the same rights as white people. She got arrested

on December 1, 1955.


She helped end segration. Rosa stood up to a white person. Rosa was given the Medal of

Honor in 1999. She won a court case in 1956.

Books and Web Sites I Used:

Kellaher, Karen, Rosa Parks ,Civil Rights Pioneer. New York: Harper Collins, 2007.

Adler, David . A picture book of Rosa Parks New York: Holiday House, 1993.

www. Pebblego. com

Pictures found on March 14, 2014