Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
- Author:Kathleen Krull
- Creator:Yuyi Morales
- Brand:Harcourt Children's Books
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:1st Ed.
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.1
- Dimensions (in):8.9 x 11.3 x 0.4
- Publication Date:March 1, 2003
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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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