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50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet

50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet

Heroes come in all ages, sizes, and colors, and 50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet (2nd Revised Edition) introduces readers to a diverse cast of great Americans. The remarkable stories of fifty inspiring Americans are highlighted, from Jane Addams to Louis Zamperini. Revised in 2016 by the...
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Amelia's Road paperback

Amelia's Road paperback

By Altman/Sanchez reading level: K-3rd Amelia Luisa Martinez and her family, migrant farm workers, move from harvest to harvest, staying in labor camps for short periods of time. But during one harvest, she finds a special spot near an old tree that she claims as her own. Affecting and ultimately...
$8.95

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American Latinos and the Making of the United States

American Latinos and the Making of the United States

$5.95

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An Organizer's Tale

An Organizer's Tale

One of the most important civil rights leaders in American history, Cesar Chavez was a firm believer in the principles of nonviolence, and he effectively employed peaceful tactics to further his cause. Through his efforts, he helped achieve dignity, fair wages, benefits, and humane working...
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Boycott Blues

Boycott Blues

About the Book This story begins with shoes. This story is all for true. This story walks. And walks. And walks. To the blues. Rosa Parks took a stand by keeping her seat on the bus. When she was arrested for it, her supporters protested by refusing to ride. Soon a community of thousands was coming...
$15.99

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Breaking Through

Breaking Through

Sequel to The Circuit
$7.99

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Breaking Through paperback

Breaking Through paperback

At the age of fourteen, Francisco Jiménez, together with his older brother Roberto and his mother, are caught by la migra. Forced to leave their home in California, the entire family travels all night for twenty hours by bus, arriving at the U.S. and Mexican border in Nogales, Arizona. In the...
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Brown, Not White

Brown, Not White

Strikes, boycotts, rallies, negotiations, and litigation marked the efforts of Mexican-origin community members to achieve educational opportunity and oppose discrimination in Houston schools in the early 1970s. These responses were sparked by the effort of the Houston Independent School District...
$21.95

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Calling the Doves/El canto de las palomas

Calling the Doves/El canto de las palomas

Now available in paperback, poet Juan Felipe Herrera s bilingual memoir paints a vivid picture of his migrant farmworker childhood. His rich, evocative prose re-creates the joy of eating under the open sky, celebrating at a fiesta with other farm families, and listening to his mother singing...
$9.95

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Cesar Chavez: Autobiography of La Causa

Cesar Chavez: Autobiography of La Causa

Jacques E. Levy Foreword by Fred Ross Jr. Afterward by Jacqueline M. Levy The only authorized biography of Cesar Chavez featuring three reflective essays new to this edition. Mexican-American civil rights and labor activist Cesar Chavez (1927-1993) comes to life in this vivid portrait of the...
$20.00

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