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Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
By Kathleen Krull and Yuyi Morales (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date March 1, 2003
Pages 48
Binding School and Library
Book category Easy Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780152014377
ISBN-10 0152014373
Dimensions 0.50 by 11.50 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Original list price $17.99
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After living a difficult childhood as the son of parents who worked hard as poor, migrant workers in the fields of California, young Cesar took the initiative to change the system through a series of non-violent protests that helped improve the working conditions for thousands. Jr Lib Guild. 25,000 first printing. description: Product Description:
Cesar Chavez is known as one of America's greatest civil rights leaders. When he led a 340-mile peaceful protest march through California, he ignited a cause and improved the lives of thousands of migrant farmworkers. But Cesar wasn't always a leader. As a boy, he was shy and teased at school. His family slaved in the fields for barely enough money to survive.

Cesar knew things had to change, and he thought that--maybe--he could help change them. So he took charge. He spoke up. And an entire country listened.

An author's note provides historical context for the story of Cesar Chavez's life.

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9780152014377 | details & prices | 48 pages | 11.50 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.10 lbs | List price $17.99
About: A biography of Cesar Chavez, from age ten when he and his family lived happily on their Arizona ranch, to age thirty-eight when he led a peaceful protest against California migrant workers' miserable working conditions.

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