Biography


Cesar Chavez: A Hero for Everyone

Cesar Chavez: A Hero for Everyone

Simon and Schuster, paper, $4.00
2003

Read about the Mexican American labor leader, who inspired not only his generation but future generations as well. Priced reasonably, this biography is a must for young readers ages 7-10. Illustrations.

Jessie de La Cruz: A profile of a United Farm Worker

Jessie De La Cruz: A Profile of a United Farm Worker

Persea Books, paper, $10.00

Biography of the UFW's first female recruiter--now 82 years old--from her devastatingly poor childhood in the fields through the years working with Cesar Chavez. Inspiring reading for middle school through high school. Photos.