Lindsey's Reviews > Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez (Pura Belpre Honor Book. Illustrator

Harvesting Hope by Kathleen Krull
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May 14, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: latino-a_informational, latino-a_picture-books, latino-latina

This is the book I used for my dialogic read aloud. I was pleasantly surprised with how well my students responded to the book; I think it helped a lot that they had been working on a Scales of Justice unit through language arts.
I loved the illustrations! I feel that they truly complimented the text and helped to create a culturally accurate portrayal.
I thought this was an excellent overview of Cesar Chavez and his life. I used it with 7th grade students and feel it was totally appropriate for middle school.

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