Cosechando esperanza: La historia de Cesar Chavez

Cosechando esperanza: La historia de Cesar Chavez

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Overview


When Cesar Chavez led a 340-mile peaceful protest march through California, he ignited a cause and improved the lives of thousands of migrant farmworkers. But he wasn't always a leader. As a boy he was shy, soft-spoken, and teased at school. He lived in ramshackle sheds and slaved as a field hand. He knew things had to change, and he thought that--maybe--he could help change them. So Cesar took charge. He spoke up--and an entire country listened.

An author's note provides context for the life of the inspiring civil rights leader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152051693
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 08/01/2004
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 272,671
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author


KATHLEEN KRULL is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young readers. She lives in San Diego, California.

YUYI MORALES is a picture book illustrator, puppet maker, former host of a Spanish-language storytelling radio show, and Brazilian folk dancer. A native of Mexico, she now lives in San Francisco, California.

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Cosechando esperanza: La historia de Cesar Chavez 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
EmilyWilhite on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Review: This book is an excellent example of historical fiction because it includes actual events and people from history. The life of Cesar Chavez is told as a story so that the reader can understand and experience the events from his life.Level: Intermediate, Middle School