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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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Return To Sender

Return To Sender

An award-winning, moving, and timely story about the families of undocumented workers by renowned author Julia Alvarez. After Tyler’s father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. Tyler isn’t sure what...
$6.99

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Round is a Tortilla A book of Shapes

Round is a Tortilla A book of Shapes

In this lively picture book, children discover shapes all around them: rectangles are ice-cream carts and stone metates, while triangles are slices of watermelon and quesadillas. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal. With rich illustrations, a...
$16.99

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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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Separate Is Never Equal

Separate Is Never Equal

A 2015 Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book and a 2015 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book Almost 10 years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez and her parents helped end school segregation in California. An American citizen of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage who spoke and wrote perfect...
$18.95

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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...
$8.00

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Side by Side Lado A Lado

Side by Side Lado A Lado

Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they motivated the workers to...
$16.99

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Taking Hold hardcover

Taking Hold hardcover

In this fourth book in his award-winning memoir series, Francisco Jimenez leaves everything behind in California—a loving family, a devoted girlfriend, and the culture that shaped him—to attend Columbia University in New York City. With few true accounts of the Latino experience in America,...
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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
$16.99

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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...
$13.00

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