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Feinstein, Stephen.
Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow, 2004.
IL K-3, RL 2.3
ISBN 076602296X
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Have you ever heard of Cesar Chavez?  He lived long before you were born.  Cesar grew up on a farm in the southwest.  When his family lost their farm because of a drought, Cesar became a migrant worker.  His family moved from farm to farm picking crops.  They made very little money and the job was back breaking.  When he was grown up, Cesar thought that if he could unite the migrant workers into a union, their lives may be better.  One of the things he did to help the workers was ask the people in the country to boycott grapes.  Boycott means to stop buying them.  By boycotting grapes, the workers could force the farm owners to listen to them.  Even though Cesar Chavez is gone, there are many people who own him much gratitude.
SUBJECTS:     Chavez, Cesar, 1927-
                        Labor leaders.
                        Migrant labor.
                        United Farm Workers.
                        Mexican Americans -- Biography.


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