Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation (Hardcover)
Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney
Illustrator: Brian Pinkney
Publisher: Greenwillow Books (2008)
Rosa Parks took a stand by keeping her seat on the bus. When she was arrested for it, her supporters protested by refusing to ride. Soon a community of thousands was coming together to help one another get where they needed to go. Some started taxis, some rode bikes, but they all walked and walked.
With dogged feet. With dog-tired feet. With boycott feet. With boycott blues.
And, after 382 days of walking, they walked Jim Crow right out of town. . . .
This story begins with shoes.
This story is all for true.
This story walks. And walks. And walks.
To the blues.