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7 edition of Jessie De La Cruz found in the catalog.

Jessie De La Cruz

A Profile of a United Farm Worker

by Gary Soto

  • 378 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Persea Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • United States,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Biography & Autobiography - Ethnic,
  • Women labor union members,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Mexican American women,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • De La Cruz, Jessie Lopez,,
  • American English,
  • Biography: general,
  • De La Cruz, Jessie Lopez,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Trade unions,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Women labor leaders,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • 1919-,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8231977M
    ISBN 100892552530
    ISBN 109780892552535
    OCLC/WorldCa44172862

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    De La Cruz, Jessie Lopez, > Juvenile literature. De La Cruz, Jessie Lopez, United Farm Workers of America > Officials and employees > Biography > Juvenile literature. Women labor leaders > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature. Women labor union members > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature. Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher’s Weekly and #1 IndieBound bestselling author of many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for readers of all ages. Her more than thirty books have also topped the USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times bestseller lists and have been published in over twenty countries.. The Isle of the Lost, the prequel to the.


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Jessie De La Cruz by Gary Soto Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jessie De La Cruz: A Profile of a United Farm Worker. This inspiring story of Jessie De La Cruz, the United Farmer Workers, and la Causa is told as only Gary Soto—novelist, essayist, poet, and himself a field laborer during his teens—can tell it, with respect, empathy, and deep compassion for the working poor/5.

The novel Jessie De la Cruz gives the first hand account of Jessie and what it was like being a farmworker throughout her life. The book starts up with what it was like growing up as the daughter of farmworkers, and then she continues by telling her experiences as an adult working the fields/5(5).

Jessie De La Cruz: A Profile of a United Farm Worker. The remarkable story of the UFW's first woman organizer, eloquently written for young adults. Here is a quiet hero--a farm worker who walked the fields of the San Joaquin Valley for nearly half a century.

Jessie de la Cruz: A Profile of a United Farm Worker by Soto, Gary and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Jessie De La Cruz by Gary Soto. As one of the founders of the United Farm Workers of America, Jessie De La Cruz struggled for years to gain and protect the rights of Mexican-American laborers.

SAVE TO LIST Other Books You Might Like. Jessie De La Cruz is a role model for all– an ordinary person who became extraordinary by making change happen, not only for herself but for others. “A portrait of a true American heroine.” —Studs Terkel. Jessie de la Cruz by Gary Soto,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(25).

Jesse De La Cruz was expelled from high school during his sophomore year for participating in a riot and for the next thirty years lived contrary to the current of life and got involved in gangs, substance abuse, and crime. InMr. De La Cruz enrolled in college and began his educational journey graduating with a Baccalaureate Degree in Sociology in and a Masters of Social Work.

This inspiring story of Jessie De La Cruz, the United Farmer Workers, and la Causa is told as only Gary Soto -- novelist, essayist, poet, and himself a field laborer during his teens -- can tell it, with respect, empathy, and deep compassion for the working poor.A field worker from the age of five, Jessie knew poverty, harsh working conditions, and the exploitation of Mexicans and all poor.

About Jessie de La Cruz: A Profile of a United Farm Worker - The remarkable story of the UFW's first woman organizer, eloquently written for young adu4/5(37).

Jessie de la Cruz. T CR 68, SR 32, TC Talk about what it was like growing up here during the 's, depression being a farmworker then. Well in we came up north from Watts, and it was terrible. I even hate to think back to it. We lived on tents that didn't have a floor, just dirt, mud I would say.

The acclaimed young adult biography of the UFW's first female organizer. This inspiring story of Jessie De La Cruz, the United Farmer Workers, and la Causa is told as only Gary Soto—novelist, essayist, poet, and himself a field laborer during his teens—can tell it, with respect, empathy, and deep compassion for the working poor.

A field worker from the age of five, Jessie knew poverty. Product Information. This inspiring story of Jessie De La Cruz, the United Farmer Workers, and la Causa is told as only Gary Soto 'novelist, essayist, poet, and himself a field laborer during his teens 'can tell it, with respect, empathy, and deep compassion for the working poor.

The novel Jessie De la Cruz gives the first hand account of Jessie and what it was like being a farmworker throughout her life. The book starts up with what it was like growing up as the daughter of farmworkers, and then she continues by telling her experiences as an adult working the fields/5(3).

Jesse De La Cruz is the author of Detoured ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and Detoured ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, pu /5(9). Henry Segura Retrial Day 5 - Dr Jesse De La Cruz Part 2, Inv - Mark Lewis & Diane Guzman - Duration: Law & Crime Network Recommended for you. The book is written from Jessie De La Cruz's perspective.

This perspective allows readers to know what De La Cruz felt, knows, witnesses, and does throughout the course of the book. The narrator was also a field worker so he is able to empathize and understand as he writes about De La Cruz. Her life's journey from a childhood laboring in the fields, to her work with César Chávez and the United Farm Workers movement.

My students will be reading this book - Jessie de la Cruz: A Profile of a United Farm Worker - to learn about the farm workers' plight. Amazon eloquently summarizes the book by sharing, "Jessie's life story personalizes an historical movement and shows teens how an ordinary woman became extraordinary through her will to make change happen, not.

Fellow Fresno-native Gary Soto has written a highly-acclaimed biography of Jessie de la Cruz. But if you’d like to hear Jessie tell her story through her own words, you can find her in these books: Rocking the Boat: Union Women’s Voices, by Brigid O’Farrell and Joyce L. Kornbluh.

De La Cruz had been a field worker since she was five-years-old, and her life has been chronicled in several books (most prominently by the author and poet Gary Soto), and was also part of A Will.Jessie De La Cruz: a profile of a United Farm Worker.

[Gary Soto] -- Profiles the Mexican American woman who spent her early years as a migrant farm worker and later became the first female organizer for the United Farm Workers.INI received an e-mail from Jesse De La Cruz asking me to read some of his memoir in progress.

I told him to send me ten pages. The author Richard Rodriguez read and edited my writings, and introduced me to editors in the early stages of my writing career.

He charged me to one day do the same for some other aspiring writer when I had the chance.