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The Resource César Chávez : fighting for migrant farmworkers, Kathlyn Gay

César Chávez : fighting for migrant farmworkers, Kathlyn Gay

Label
César Chávez : fighting for migrant farmworkers
Title
César Chávez
Title remainder
fighting for migrant farmworkers
Statement of responsibility
Kathlyn Gay
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
César Chávez is best known for uniting Mexican American farmworkers and for his efforts to obtain civil rights for his people. He followed the nonviolent methods of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. A dedicated, stubborn religious leader, Chávez stuck to his cause in spite of tremendous obstacles. With numerous documented quotes from Chávez, union members, and even Pope Paul VI, the Chávez story recounts his difficult early life and how he inspired countless people to advocate for farmworker justice. Students will be guided through their reading with a glossary of important words, a timeline, and references for further reading on the topic
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gay, Kathlyn
Dewey number
  • 331.88/13092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD6509.C48
LC item number
G38 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Rebels with a cause
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chavez, Cesar
  • United Farm Workers
  • Chavez, Cesar
  • United Farm Workers
  • Chavez, Cesar
  • Labor leaders
  • Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers
  • Agricultural laborers
  • Agricultural laborers
  • Labor leaders
  • Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers
  • United States
  • Agricultural laborers
  • Labor leaders
  • Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
César Chávez : fighting for migrant farmworkers, Kathlyn Gay
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Overcoming hard times -- Community organizing -- Farmworkers organize -- Pressing on -- No rest for strikers -- "Lett-us" strike again -- Internal and external scuffles -- A downward trend and tributes -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn972199954
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
124 pages
Isbn
9780766089518
Lccn
2016057508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o972199954
  • (OCoLC)972199954
Label
César Chávez : fighting for migrant farmworkers, Kathlyn Gay
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Overcoming hard times -- Community organizing -- Farmworkers organize -- Pressing on -- No rest for strikers -- "Lett-us" strike again -- Internal and external scuffles -- A downward trend and tributes -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn972199954
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
124 pages
Isbn
9780766089518
Lccn
2016057508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o972199954
  • (OCoLC)972199954

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