Publisher description for Cosechando esperanza : la historia de C‚esar Ch‚avez / Kathleen Krull ; ilustrado por Yuyi Morales ; traducido por F. Isabel Campoy y Alma Flor Ada.


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When Cesar Chavez led a 340-mile peaceful protest march through California, he ignited a cause and improved the lives of thousands of migrant farmworkers. But he wasn't always a leader. As a boy he was shy, soft-spoken, and teased at school. He lived in ramshackle sheds and slaved as a field hand. He knew things had to change, and he thought that--maybe--he could help change them. So Cesar took charge. He spoke up--and an entire country listened.
An author's note provides context for the life of the inspiring civil rights leader.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Chavez, Cesar, 1927- Juvenile literature, Mexican Americans Biography Juvenile literature, Labor leaders United States Biography Juvenile literature, United Farm Workers History Juvenile literature, Labor leaders, Mexican Americans Biography, Migrant labor, United Farm Workers, Spanish language materials