Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
By Phillip Hoose
2010 John Newbery Medal honoree
A biography of Claudette Colvin, the very courageous teenager who stood up for her constitutional rights when she was just 16 years old. She refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus nine months before the more famous action by Rosa Parks.
Farrar/Melanie Kroupa, 2009. ISBN: 9780374313227