Little People, Big Dreams: Rosa Parks by Lisbeth Kaiser
This little biography of Rosa Parks tells the story of the inspiring civil rights activist. The 'Mother of the Freedom Movement' grew up during segregation in Alabama, but was taught to stand up for her rights. In 1955, she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott and having a huge impact on civil rights. A wonderful read for girls and boys alike.
The Little People, Big Dreams books series portrays the inspiring lives of artists, designers, activists and scientists in a super-accessible way with sweet illustrations and by focusing on when they started out as children with a dream.