"She had not sought this moment but she was ready for it. When the policeman bent down to ask `Auntie, are you going to move?' all the strength of all the people through all those many years joined in her. She said, `No.'" this book presents an inspiring account of an event that shaped American history. Fifty years after her refUSAl to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, Mrs. Rosa Parks is still one of the most important figures in the American civil rights movement. This picturebook tribute to Mrs. Parks is a celebration of her courageous action and the events that followed.