When Black bus rider Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger in 1955, she helped ignite a civil rights struggle across the country. Rosa Parks Stays Seated examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Parks herself, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and Parks’s husband, Raymond. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Perspectives on American Progress
8-book Set
• Barack Obama Is Elected President
• The Discovery of the Polio Vaccine
• Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women’s Rights
• The First Moon Landing
• The Internet Connects Us All
• Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers
• The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage
• Rosa Parks Stays Seated

Class in America
8-book Set
• The American Middle Class
• Being Poor in America
• Class and Education
• Class and Race
• Class Mobility
• The Future of Work in America
• The Health-Care Divide
• The One Percent