A Picture Book of Cesar Chavez (Paperback)

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For Cesar Chavez, dignity always meant more than money. As a child growing up in California during the Great Depression, Cesar picked produce with his family to make ends meet. The work was backbreaking, the pay was very low, and many families, including his, were homeless. Cesar Chavez later dedicated his life to helping American farmworkers. He argued for better pay and fair working conditions, and was even jailed for his efforts. But he never stopped urging people to stand up for their rights. Young readers will be inspired by the fascinating life story of this champion of social justice.

About the Author


David A. Adler is the author of many popular books for children, including biographies, math books, and Judaica. His strong interest in history and biography led to his bestselling Picture Book Biography series. He lives in New York State with his wife and family.

Michael S. Adler is fascinated by American history. Kirkus Reviews raved that A Picture Book of John and Abigail Adams, which he also coauthored with his father, was "impressive." He lives with his family in New York State. Marie Olofsdotter is the author and illustrator of several picture books for children. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally, and her awards include the Benjamin Franklin Award and the Minnesota Book Award. Visit her on the web at www.marieolofsdotter.com.

Marie Olofsdotter is the author and illustrator of several picture books for children. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally, and her awards include the Benjamin Franklin Award and the Minnesota Book Award. Visit her on the web at www.marieolofsdotter.com.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780823423835
ISBN-10: 0823423832
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: June 1st, 2011
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Picture Book Biographies