A picture book of Cesar Chavez /

by Adler, David A; Adler, Michael S; Olofsdotter, Marie [ill.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Holiday House, c2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 26 cm.ISBN: 9780823422029; 082342202X.Other title: Cesar Chavez.Subject(s): Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 -- Juvenile literature | United Farm Workers -- History -- Juvenile literature | Labor leaders -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Migrant agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature | Mexican Americans -- Biography | Picture books for childrenSummary: An illustrated exploration of the life of labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez.
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Cesar Chavez dedicated his life to helping American farmworkers. As a child growing up in California during the Great Depression, he picked produce with his family. Cesar saw firsthand how unfairly workers were treated. As an adult, he organized farmworkers into unions and argued for better pay and fair working conditions. He was jailed for his efforts, but he never stopped urging people to stand up for their rights. Young readers will be inspired by the fascinating life story of this champion of social justice.

Includes bibliographical references.

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An illustrated exploration of the life of labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez.


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Horn Book Review

Using quotes from their subject's autobiography, the Adlers tell an abbreviated life story of Cesar Chavez, from migrant farm work in childhood through his life of activism to his death in 1993. Olofsdotter's warm-hued illustrations reflect the man's heritage and commitment to his cause. The book's source notes and other ancillary material are excellent. Timeline, websites. Bib. Copyright 2010 of The Horn Book, Inc. All rights reserved.

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