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Tortilla Sun

Tortilla Sun

When twelve-year-old Izzy spends the summer in her Nana's remote New Mexico village, she discovers long-buried secrets that come alive in an enchanted landscape of majestic mountains, whispering winds, and tortilla suns. Infused with the flavor of the southwest and sprinkled with just a pinch of...
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Who was Cesar Chavez

Who was Cesar Chavez

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...
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The Words of Cesar Chavez

The Words of Cesar Chavez

César Chávez's relentless campaign for social justice for farm workers and laborers in the United States marked a milestone in U.S. history. Through his powerful rhetoric and impassioned calls to action, Chávez transformed as well as persuaded and inspired his audiences. In this first published...
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The Gospel of Cesar Chavez

The Gospel of Cesar Chavez

Once asked to explain how he had sustained himself over so many years of struggle, César Chávez responded: "I don't think I could base my will to struggle on cold economics or some political doctrine. For me, the base must be faith." In evaluating the life and struggles of César Chávez, one of the...
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The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child

The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child

by Francisco Jimenez reading level: K-3rd "'La frontera'...I heard it for the first time back in the late 1940s when Papa and Mama told me and Roberto, my older brother, that someday we would take a long trip north..." Hard Cover
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Si, Se Puede!

Si, Se Puede!

Carlitos' mother is a janitor. Every night while he sleeps, his mother cleans in one of the skyscrapers in downtown L.A. One night, his mama explains that she can't make enough money to support him and his abuelita the way she needs to unless she makes more money as a janitor. She and the other...
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Sal Si Puedes (Escape If You Can): Cesar Chavez and the New

Sal Si Puedes (Escape If You Can):
Cesar Chavez and the New

A new foreword by Marc Grossman considers the significance of Chavez's legacy for our time. As well as serving as an indispensable guide to the 1960s, this book rejuvenates the extraordinary vitality of Chavez's life and spirit, giving his message a renewed and much needed urgency.
$24.95

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Remembering Cesar

Remembering Cesar

Introduction By Paul Chavez Compiled by Anne McGregor Edited by Cindy Wathen Photographs by George Elfie Ballis In this collection fo remembrances by those who knew Cesar Chavez best, a portrait of an uncommonly complex man, both driven and focused, yet humble, empathic and exceedingly principled...
$25.00

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Poems to Dream Together

Poems to Dream Together

by Francisco X. Alarcon illustrated by Paula Barragan A bilingual collection of poetry by acclaimed Chicano poet Francisco X. Alarcon celebrating family, community, nature, and the positive power of dreams to shape our future. A young boy dreams that "all humans / and all living / beings / come...
$17.00

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La Causa: The Migrant Farmworkers' Story

La Causa: The Migrant Farmworkers' Story

By: Dana Cathaine de Ruiz & Richard Larios Illustration by Rudy Gutierrez Cesar Chavez & Dolores Huerta dedicate their lives to ending the exploitation of migrant farmworkers. Through nonviolent protest they struggle to build a union despite the resistance of wealthy farm owners. Now on sale for $5!
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