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Author Salazar, Aida, author.
Title A seed in the sun / Aida Salazar.
Pub Info New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2022.
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Descript 255 pages ; 22 cm.
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Audience Ages 8-12. Dial Books for Young Readers.
Grades 4-6. Dial Books for Young Readers.
Summary Lula, a farm-working girl with big dreams, meets Dolores Huerta, Larry Itliong, and other labor rights activists and joins the 1965 protest for workers' rights.
Lula Viramontes dreams of one day becoming someone whom no one can ignore: a daring ringleader in a Mexican traveling carpa, despite her father's traditional views of what girls should be. When her family arrives for the grape harvest in Delano, California, Lula meets activist Dolores Huerta and el Teatro Campesino (the official theater company of the United Farm Workers). She discovers an even more pressing reason to raise her voice: the upcoming farm workers' strike, an event that will determine her family's future--for better or worse.
Subject Grape Strike, Calif., 1965-1970 -- Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse.
Agricultural laborers -- Juvenile fiction.
Employee rights -- Juvenile fiction.
Strikes and lockouts -- Juvenile fiction.
Mexican Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse.
Grape Strike, Calif., 1965-1970 -- Fiction.
Agricultural laborers -- Fiction.
Strikes and lockouts -- Fiction.
Mexican Americans -- Fiction.
Genre Historical fiction.
Novels in verse.
Related To Online version: Salazar, Aida. Seed in the sun New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2022 9780593406618 (DLC) 2022032315
ISBN 9780593406601 (hardcover)
0593406605 (hardcover)
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