Voices from the Fields (Paperback)

Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories

By S. Beth Atkin

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316056205, 96pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2000

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Description

Now in paperback, this critically acclaimed book features photographs, poems, and interviews with nine children who reveal the hardships and hopes of today's Mexican-American migrant farm workers and their families.


About the Author

S. Beth Atkin, a graduate of Barnard College, is a photographer and writer whose editorial and commercial work appears in national publications. To do research for this book she moved from New York City to the Salinas Valley in California, where she attended educational programs and visited the homes and schools of migrant children. She frequently lectures about farmworker issues and about her work, which focuses on children and youth.