Discover the story behind Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in this compelling graphic novel -- written by Oh My Gods! author Insha Fitzpatrick and illustrated by #DrawingWhileBlack organizer Abelle Hayford.
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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.Author:
Insha Fitzpatrick, Who HqPublisher:
7.80h x 5.60w x 0.50dISBN:
Ages 9-12Accelerated Reader:Reading Level:
Middle GradeQuiz #/Name:
513867 / Who Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott? Rosa ParksReview Citation(s): Booklist
07/01/2021 pg. 69
About the Author
Insha Fitzpatrick is a New Jersey-based writer and editor. She's the founder of DIS/MEMBER, a horror genre website, and co-writer of middle-grade graphic novel series Oh My Gods! (Etch, 2021). Please talk to her about spooky movies, true crime, or Rod Serling's Twilight Zone.
Annabelle 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!