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On the Bus with Rosa Parks: Poems

This book is about Rosa Parks
Dive into the stirring world of "On the Bus with Rosa Parks: Poems," a collection penned by the esteemed former U.S. Poet Laureate, Rita Dove. Published on April 17, 2000, this book masterfully intertwines the personal with the historical, capturing moments of intimate grace against the backdrop of profound social change. Through the lyrical journey from the "Cameos" sequence to the poignant reflections on the civil rights movement, Dove's poetry resonates with the rhythm of resistance and the melody of hope, mirroring the indomitable spirit of Rosa Parks. Middle school readers will find this collection particularly enlightening as it offers a gateway to understanding racial justice through the lens of poetic elegance and historical significance. "On the Bus with Rosa Parks" invites young minds to explore how individual actions can intersect with and influence the course of history, encouraging them to reflect on their role in the ongoing story of human rights.
Published by W. W. Norton & Company on April 17, 2000
94 pages
ISBN: 9780393320268
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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