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Cesar Chavez : crusader for social change / by Brenda Haugen.
Minneapolis, MN : Compass Point Books, c2008.
112 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index.
Finding his purpose in life -- Early life lessons -- Migrant workers -- Fighting for social justice -- Building a union -- On strike -- Long road -- Working for change -- Protesting against dangerous pesticides -- Leader to th every end -- Life and times -- Life at a glance -- Additional resources -- Glossary -- Source notes -- Select bibliography -- Index -- Image credits.
Presents the life of Cesar Chavez, focusing primarily on his work organizing the National Farm Workers Association and working for improved working and living conditions for all Mexican Americans.
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993.
Labor leaders--United States --Biography
Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers--Biography
United Farm Workers--History
Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers.
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