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Cesar Chavez (Hispanic-American Biographies) by Mary Olmstead

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  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Mexican Americans,
  • Labor leaders,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • 1927-,
  • Biography,
  • Chavez, Cesar,

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8428172M
ISBN 101410907104
ISBN 109781410907103

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  Mexican-American civil rights and labor activist Cesar Chavez (–) comes to life in this vivid portrait of the charismatic and influential fighter who boycotted supermarkets and took on corporations, the government, and the powerful Teamsters Union. Jacques E. Levy gained unprecedented access to Chavez and the United Farm Workers in writing this account of one of the 3/5(2). A true American hero, Cesar was a civil rights, Latino and farm labor leader; a genuinely religious and spiritual figure; a community organizer and social entrepreneur; a champion of militant nonviolent social change; and a crusader for the environment and consumer rights/5. Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike. Graphic Books. Join Cesar Chavez as he convinces labor union workers to take part in the Delano Grape Strike, one of the most significant strikes in United States history. The biographical story can also be used to.   This book is a very well articulated story of Cesar Chavez's early life and the first victory of La Causa. It tells of the struggle that farmworkers faced to be considered human.