United to Strike: A Story of the Delano Grape Workers

United to Strike: A Story of the Delano Grape Workers

by Molly Zenk, Eric Freeberg

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Overview

Budding reporter Tala Mendoza thinks life in 1965 Delano, California, is boring. But that's before her father and other members of the local Filipino grape workers' union vote to strike. While the strike brings Filipino and Mexican farmworkers together, it threatens to tear Tala and her best friend, Jasmine, apart. Can Tala and Jasmine's relationship withstand the strain and length of the Delano Grape Strike?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631632853
Publisher: North Star Editions
Publication date: 09/01/2019
Series: I Am America Set 2 (Set of 2)
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
Lexile: 720L (what's this?)
File size: 17 MB
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Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Molly Zenk was born in Minnesota, grew up in Florida, lived briefly in Tennessee before settling in Colorado. She is married to a mathematician/software engineer who complains there is not enough math or information about him in her author bio. They live in Arvada, Colorado with their three daughters.
Eric Freeberg has illustrated over twenty-five books for children, and has created work for magazines and ad campaigns. He was a winner of the 2010 London Book Fair’s Children’s Illustration Competition; the 2010 Holbein Prize for Fantasy Art, International Illustration Competition, Japan Illustrators’ Association; Runner-Up, 2013 SCBWI Magazine Merit Award; Honorable Mention, 2009 SCBWI Don Freeman Portfolio Competition; and 2nd Prize, 2009 Clymer Museum’s Annual Illustration Invitational. He was also a winner of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award.

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