As an adult, he organized farmworkers into unions and argued for better pay and fair working conditions. Cesar chavez dedicated his life to helping American farmworkers.
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar ChavezHMH Books for Young Readers 9780152014377 - Cesar chavez is known as one of America's greatest civil rights leaders. But cesar wasn't always a leader. And an entire country listened. Cesar knew things had to change, and he thought that--maybe--he could help change them. An author's note provides historical context for the story of Cesar Chavez's life. His family slaved in the fields for barely enough money to survive.
As a boy, he was shy and teased at school. So he took charge. When he led a 340-mile peaceful protest march through California, he ignited a cause and improved the lives of thousands of migrant farmworkers. He spoke up. A must read.
Who Was Cesar Chavez?Penguin Workshop - 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. A must read. Grosset Dunlap. He knew all too well the hardships farm workers faced. 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. His public-relations approach to unionism and aggressive but nonviolent tactics made the farm workers' struggle a moral cause with nationwide support.
Side by Side/Lado a Lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez/La Historia de Dolores Huerta y Cesar ChavezHarperCollins Espanol FBA-|289771 - Together they motivated the workers to fight for their rights and, in the process, changed history. Award-winning author monica brown and acclaimed illustrator Joe Cepeda join together to create this stunning tribute to two of the most influential people of the twentieth century. I love that this book introduces dolores and cesar as children and connects their early life experiences to the decisions they made as they grew up, " commented reviewer Maria Ramos-Chertok in the blog "Latinxs in Kid Lit.
Given that i longed for bilingual children’s books when my two sons were growing up, I only wish I had known about this book earlier. She added that side by side offers opportunities to open discussions about work and career, and friendship, feminism, as well as a fresh perspective on history. Todos los días, miles de campesinos cosechaban los alimentos que se servían en los hogares de todo el país.
Side by Side/Lado a Lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez/La Historia de Dolores Huerta y Cesar Chavez - Then dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens. Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country.
Pero al terminar la jornada, cuando los campesinos se sentaban a comer, lo único que había en sus propias mesas era frijoles.
A Picture Book of Rosa Parks Picture Book BiographyHoliday House - Colorful, inventors, explorers, heroes, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler’s “expert mixtures of facts and personality” Booklist to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, and adventurers. Across the city, African Americans refused to ride the public buses.
Martin luther King, Jr. A must read. Grosset Dunlap. Called "the mother of the civil Rights Movement, " Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. When she was arrested in december 1955, her act of civil disobedience sparked the year-long Mongomery bus boycott led by Dr. This is considered the first large-scale US.
A Picture Book of Rosa Parks Picture Book Biography - These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history or who need reliable sources for school book reports. Demonstration against segregation. From rosa parks' early life through her activism and eventual honors, this fully-illustrated biography helps children understand the background and context that led Rosa Parks to fight for civil rights.
Pura belpré honor-winning artist, Robert Casilla, gives life to history with his colorful paintings of Parks' story. Back matter includes author's note and timeline of important dates. For almost thirty years, david Adler’s Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world.
For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture BooksCapstone Press - But malala Yousafzai refused to be silent. She defied the taliban's rules, spoke out for education for every girl, and was almost killed for her beliefs. A must read. Grosset Dunlap. Capstone Press. She grew up in a world where women were supposed to be quiet. Used book in Good Condition. This powerful true story of how one brave girl named Malala changed the world proves that one person really can make a difference.
A Picture Book of George Washington Carver Picture Book BiographyHoliday House - Used book in Good Condition. A must read. Grosset Dunlap. Used book in Good Condition. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history, or who need reliable sources for school book reports. Colorful, explorers, heroes, inventors, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler’s “expert mixtures of facts and personality” Booklist to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, and adventurers.
Washington, and his determination to learn despite many obstacles, A man of deep faith, his hard childhood, Carver worked throughout his life to create scientific discoveries that would improve the lives of Southerners--especially African Americans. The colorful illustrations show Carver in all stages of his life and give children insight to Carver's world.
A Picture Book of George Washington Carver Picture Book Biography - For almost thirty years, david Adler’s Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Adler tells of carver's work at the Tuskegee Institute with Booker T. Capstone Press. Born a slave, he became a leading scientist. This is the inspiring story of the pioneering African-American teacher, scientist, and artist.
Carver is perhaps best known for his scientific work with peanuts and sweet potatoes and for inventing peanut butter!, but Time magazine also called him the "Black Leonardo" for his painting.
A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall Picture Book BiographyHoliday House - Used book in Good Condition. Marshall worked for the naacp national association for ther Advancement of Colored People and was the first African American to win a case before the United States Supreme Court. Board of education of Topeka—a turning point in the battle against segregation. Ultimately, marshall would be appointed as a justice on the Supreme Court.
. Capstone Press. A must read. Grosset Dunlap. His greatest court victory was the case of Brown vs. Colorful, heroes, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler’s “expert mixtures of facts and personality” Booklist to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, inventors, explorers, and adventurers.
A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall Picture Book Biography - These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history or who need reliable sources for school book reports. A brilliant lawyer, a leader of the Civil Rights movement, and the first African-American justice of the US Supreme Court. A strong-willed boy, marshall grew up in Baltimore, MD with the guidance of his parents who believed in the power of equality, education, and the importance of hard work.
Used book in Good Condition. His determination carried him through law school at Howard University where he graduated at the top of his class. When he retired in 1991, he was called a true American hero and the most significant lawyer of his time.
A Picture Book of Jackie Robinson Picture Book BiographyHoliday House - Capstone Press. The first african American to play in the major leagues. Used book in Good Condition. A must read. Grosset Dunlap. Used book in Good Condition.
The Honey MakersCollins - Used book in Good Condition. Get the buzz on bees in this classic nonfiction picture book by washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Award winner Gail Gibbons!Ever wondered how a jar of honey is made? Thousands of bees visit more than one million flowers to gather the nectar that goes into a one-pound jar of honey.
HarperCollins. Every page in this picture book reveals how these remarkable insects work together to create this amazing food. With detailed illustrations and diagrams, Gail Gibbons offers a classroom-ready nonfiction picture book that makes complex scientific concepts understandable and entertaining for young readers.
The Honey Makers - . Capstone Press. Used book in Good Condition. A must read. Grosset Dunlap.
The Moon Seems to Change Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2HarperCollins - Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by an expert. This is a level 2 let's-read-and-find-out science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Engineering, and the Science, Technology, Next Generation Science Standards, and Math STEM standards.
Have you noticed that the moon sometimes seems to grow and shrink? Read and find out about the phases of the moon! With a simple experiment using an orange, and a flashlight, a pencil, you can see for yourself why the moon looks different at different times of the month. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this classic picture book features rich vocabulary and simple diagrams.
The Moon Seems to Change Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2 - Capstone Press. Let's-read-and-find-out science is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series. HarperCollins. Used book in Good Condition. HarperCollins. Used book in Good Condition. A must read. Grosset Dunlap.