Who Was Cesar Chavez?

Who Was Cesar Chavez?

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Overview

Learn more about Cesar Chavez, the famous Latino American civil rights activist.

When he was young, Cesar and his Mexican American family toiled in the fields as migrant farm workers. He knew all too well the hardships farm workers faced. His public-relations approach to unionism and aggressive but nonviolent tactics made the farm workers' struggle a moral cause with nationwide support. Along with Dolores Huerta, he cofounded the National Farmworkers Association. His dedication to his work earned him numerous friends and supporters, including Robert Kennedy and Jesse Jackson.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101995600
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 02/07/2017
Series: Penguin Who Was...Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 89,671
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 900L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Dana Meachen Rau has written more than 300 books for children, including picture books, early readers, nonfiction, and biographies.

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Who Was Cesar Chavez? 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Watched the movie. So stinken boring! Haven't read the book yet, but srsly. Find a more interesting person to write about!!!!!!!