Cesar (Hardcover)

Si, Se Puede!

By Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, David Diaz (Illustrator)

Cavendish Square Publishing, 9780761452836, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/1/2011)
Prebound (4/1/2011)
Hardcover (9/1/2004)
Paperback, Spanish (1/21/2014)

List Price: 16.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

An ALA Pura Belpr Honor Book for Narrative and Illustration.

An ALA Notable Book.

Born in 1927 in Yuma, Arizona, C sar Chavez lived the hard-scrabble life of a migrant worker during the Depression. Although his mother wanted him to get an education, C sar left school after eighth grade to work. He grew to be a charismatic leader and founded the National Farm Workers Association, an organization that fought for basic rights for farm workers. In powerful poems and dramatic stylized illustrations, Carmen T. Bernier-Grand and David D az pay tribute to Chavez's legacy helping migrant workers improve their lives by doing things by themselves for themselves.