Who Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott?: Rosa Parks (Who Was? Graphic Novel)

by Insha Fitzpatrick (Author) Abelle Hayford (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade

Discover the story behind Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott -- written by Oh My Gods! author Insha Fitzpatrick and illustrated by #DrawingWhileBlack organizer Abelle Hayford.

Presenting Who HQ Graphic Novels: an exciting new program from the #1 New York Times Best-Selling Who Was? series that spotlights pivotal moments in historical figures' lives in graphic novel form! From refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger to sparking civil rights protests across America, explore how Rosa Parks's powerful act earned her the title Mother of the Civil Rights Movement. A story of resistance, strength, and unwavering spirit, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves in the life of the American Civil Rights leader -- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that jump off the page.

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Insha Fitzpatrick
Insha Fitzpatrick is an author of books and graphic novels, including Who Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott? Rosa Parks, Hanging with Vampires from Quirk Books, and the co-author of the series, Oh My Gods. She founded DIS/MEMBER, a genre website dedicated to all things horror, and when she's not writing, she's catching up on obscure horror films or consumed by reality tv.

Abelle Hayford is a Ghanaian-American illustrator, character designer, and color stylist. Abelle's current body of work consists of diverse characters and narratives, good vibes, and a lot of pastel colors. Their past clients include Warner Bros., Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Disney TVA, New York Times, Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and The New Yorker.

Social media has played a huge role in Abelle's artistic growth, and they use their social media to share their art with others while also promoting other marginalized artists. In this effort, Abelle organized #DrawingwhileBlack, a viral hashtag to celebrate and promote Black artists around the world!
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780593224472
Lexile Measure
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Guided Reading Level
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Publisher
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
January 11, 2022
Series
Who Was? Graphic Novels
BISAC categories
JNF018010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States - African-American
JNF025210 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | United States/20th Century
JNF062020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | History
Library of Congress categories
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