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A picture book of Cesar Chavez

Author: David A Adler; Michael S Adler; Marie Olofsdotter
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Cesar Chavez; Cesar Chavez; Cesar Chavez
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Adler; Michael S Adler; Marie Olofsdotter
ISBN: 082342202X 9780823422029
OCLC Number: 441946208
Target Audience: Elementary Grade
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 x 26 cm.
Responsibility: by David A. Adler and Michael S. Adler ; illustrated by Marie Olofsdotter.

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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."--Amazon.com.

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Well Told Story of Important Figure

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-11-15) Very Good Permalink

Ceasar Chavez brought the plight of underpaid farm workers to the attention of US political leaders. Through his hard work, speaking skills and personal sacrifices, Chavez was able to mobilize farm workers into politically active workers unions. Strikes, boycotts, organized sit-ins and marches were...
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