Rosa Parks

By Victoria Pearson

Photo of Rosa Parks sitting on the bus  
This page creates an adventure story starring your student or your child. He or she travels back to 1955 in Montomgery, Alabama to meet Rosa Parks when she refuses to give up her bus seat.

Turn on Speakers to hear "We Shall Overcome".

Directions to create story and book.


Create a Personalized Story

Enter the name to appear in the story:

Click on gender: :

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Music Credits

Background Music: "We Shall Overcome". The music was downloaded from the Internet. The composition was widely played during the time of this story and is still enjoyed today. Music used without permission.

Illustration Credits

Illustrations used without permission, for educational use only. Some illustrations have been edited for this application.

  1. pixBar="images/Roseline.gif" alt="Green line with rosebud" MSN Clip Art
  2. Music= "music/overcome.mid" Unknown Internet Source
  3. pixCov= "images/RParks.gif" alt="Picture of Rosa Parks"
  4. pix1= "images/HistoryHat.gif" alt="A red History Hat." MSN Clip Art
  5. pix2= "images/Segregation-fountains.jpg" alt="Segregated drinking fountains."
  6. pix3= "images/RosaOnBus.jpg" alt="Rosa Parks sitting on a bus"
  7. pix4= "images/SegregationBus.jpg" alt="Segregated seating on a bus."
  8. pix5= "images/RParksOnBus.jpg" alt="Rosa Parks on Bus"
  9. pix6= "images/RParks-Fingerprint.jpg" alt="Rosa Parks being fingerprinted."
  10. pix7= "images/Bus.jpg" alt="A city bus"
  11. pix8= "images/March-CR-1964.jpg" alt="Civil Rights March"
  12. pix9= "images/RParks-Drawing.jpg" alt="Police Drawing of Arrest"
  13. pix10= "images/RParks-jail.jpg" alt="Rosa Parks in Jail"

Page created August 4, 2005. Anne Pemberton. Updated Fri, Dec 8, 2011 | Thu, 28-Oct-2010. AP.