Friend to Farm Workers
From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)
As a child, Cesar Chavez worked on farms with his family. He felt the workers were not treated well. Cesar used his voice to become a leader in making sure farm workers were paid better and treated fairly.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Diversity|
|Publisher||Red Chair Press|
|Imprint||Red Chair Press|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007110, JNF007020, JNF007050|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary words bolded within text, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
“The Beginner Biography series . . . welcomes another worthy set of Americans to its ranks with these latest volumes for primary-grade readers.”—Booklist
Author: Jeri Cipriano
Jeri Cipriano is the author of more than 100 books for children. She has also served as an editorial director of classroom magazines at Scholastic.
Illustrator: Nigel Dobbyn
Nigel Dobbyn has created comics, illustration and graphic design for children and young readers for 30 years. He lives and works in England.
Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!
Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)
Introduce young readers to some of history’s most inspiring role models. Meet people who overcame challenges and made life better for others. Diverse figures and lesser known biography subjects are included such as senator Daniel Inouye, Native American ballerina Maria Tallchief… View available downloads →