The Life of Dolores Huerta

From the series: Sequence Change Maker Biographies

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Explore Dolores Huerta's life as a union labor leader and civil rights activist in this unique timeline biography. ¡Sí, se puede! Yes, we can! Huerta coined this phrase, which became a rally cry for farm workers. Fighting alongside Cesar Chavez, Huerta helped California farm workers gain fair pay and safe work conditions. Her ideas and tenacity paved the way to new labor laws and reform. As an outspoken Hispanic woman, Huerta has battled both gender and race discrimination in her fight for equal rights. She has never given up and continues today to be a social justice icon. A progressive timeline highlights the chronology of Dolores Huerta's major life moments for elementary readers. Table of contents, glossary, index, further resources, and author bio are included.

ISBN: 9781681525952

PUBLISHER: Amicus Publishing

AUTHOR: Gillia M. Olson

READING LEVEL: GRADE 3

PAGES: 32

COPYRIGHT: 2022

SERIES: Sequence Change Maker Biographies

LEXILE: 610

SUBJECTS: Biography