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Krull, Kathleen.
San Diego : Harcourt, 2003.
IL 3-6, RL 6.3
ISBN 0152014373
Have you ever felt you were treated unjustly?  Most of us have felt that way at one time or other.  Sometimes we let it pass and sometimes we stand up for ourselves.  Cesar Chavez was a man who stood up to injustice.  He saw migrant farm workers being treated unfairly.  They were paid very little and were treated badly.  They spent hours in the fields picking crops and were forced to live in awful camps.  So, as a young man, Cesar decided to do something about it.  He had been brought up to believe that violence solved nothing so he set out to organize the farm workers in a nonviolent protest.  At first, no one paid much attention to him but then things began to change.  Find out how one man was able to make a change in Harvesting Hope.
Non-Fiction SUBJECTS:     Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993.
                        Labor leaders.
                        Mexican Americans -- Biography.
                        Migrant labor.
                        United Farm Workers.


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