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Harvesting Hope

The Story of Cesar Chavez

Book - 2003 | 1st ed
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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.
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780152014377
Branch Call Number: EB CHAVEZ
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Morales, Yuyi - Illustrator


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A true story about Cesar Chavez who protested the unfair treatment of his fellow Mexican-American farm workers.

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Dec 15, 2017

Read this because it was illustrated by Yuyi Morales. I am well-acquainted with the life and work of Cesar Chavez, and I was very impressed with how well Kathleen Krull presented his biography! Very concise, and age appropriate, but far from sanitized! Inspiring.

ArapahoeAlyson Jul 17, 2017

This is everything a Children's Biography should be. A powerful story, simply told and accompanied by amazing illustrations. I love children's books for topics that are new to me but that I don't need overwhelming information about and this one was perfect.


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