Cesar Chavez: Get to Know the Leader Who Won Rights for Workers

Cesar Chavez: Get to Know the Leader Who Won Rights for Workers

by Rebecca Langston-George


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As a child, Cesar Chavez's family lost its farm. Cesar never forgot how that felt, so as an adult, he fought for the rights of farm workers. His efforts shined a light on the conditions farm workers faced. In the struggle for fair wages and labor laws to protect farm workers, Chavez had a lasting impact beyond the fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543555226
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Series: People You Should Know
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Rebecca Langston-George is the author of 12 books including The Booth Brothers: Drama, Fame, and the Death of President Lincoln. She received the Armin R. Schulz Literacy Award from the California Reading Association in 2016 for writing that promotes social justice. Rebecca lives in Bakersfield, California.


Fresh take on biographies for elementary readers showing cultural relevance and continuing influence of people from the past and present. Features authentic yet engaging nonfiction narrative text, vibrant photos and illustrations, infographics, sidebars, primary sources, and fact boxes. Aligns with national and state social studies standards for teaching people, places, and the environment, as well as Common Core and career readiness standards.

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