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Cesar Chavez, man of courage by Florence Meiman White

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Published by Garrard Pub. Co. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English



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  • Chavez, Cesar, 1927- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Chavez, Cesar, 1927-,
  • Strikes and lockouts -- Vineyard laborers -- California -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Strikes and lockouts -- Vineyard laborers -- California.,
  • Mexican Americans -- Biography.

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An easy-to-read biography of the Mexican American who organized the agricultural laborers" struggles for better pay and working conditions.

Edition Notes

Statementby Florence M. White. Illustrated by Victor Mays.
SeriesAmericans all
ContributionsMays, Victor, 1927- illus.
LC ClassificationsHD5325.A29 W45
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5287536M
ISBN 100811645797
LC Control Number72006803

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