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In this striking photostudy, celebrated photojournalist George Ancona introduces young people to campesinos, migrant farm laborers who've come to America in search of a better life. An important book with telling photographs, Harvest is sure to help kids appreciate what parents of all kinds try to do for their children.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Cavendish Square Publishing
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I thought this was a beautiful and insightful book. I learned quite a bit about the harvesting process in America; this book would be a great addition to a study on farming, food, or economics. Students should know where their food comes from and how it gets to their plates, as well as who works to get it there. Ancona shows the both the good and bad parts of migrant worker experiences; he does not glorify people, nor does he ignore the truth. It was provided for an introduction into organic ...more
George Ancona is an author and photographer who has published more that one hundred books, some of them bilingual. He is known for his exquisite photography and close-up looks at a variety of cultural subjects. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.More about George Ancona...