Books: Non-Fiction

César Chávez: A Photographic Essay

Book — Non-fiction. By Ilan Stavans. 2010. 96 pages.
Photo essay about César E. Chávez of the United Farm Workers.
Themes: Labor, Latinx, Organizing

9781933693224The more than 75 high quality black and white photos taken mainly from the Farm Workers Archives of the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University and collected by Ilan Stavans. The photos show César E. Chávez as a life-time activist, a man deeply involved in the workers’ movement. The photos and captions are accessible to children of all ages; the essay is appropriate for high school age students.

  • Américas Award for Children and Young Adult Literature Commended Title, 2011
  • 2011 Skipping Stones Honor Award

ISBN: 9781933693224 | Cinco Puntos Press