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Monday, September 2, 2013

Labor Day Books

In honor of Labor Day, we've compiled a list of books to share with children about the people who helped improve the lives of workers. 

Visit the U.S. Department of Labor site for more information about this history of Labor Day.

Books to Share with Children on Labor Day

Grades 2-5

(reviewed by Louise in 2012)
Grades 1-4

Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez by Kathleen Krull and Yuyi Morales
Grades 2-5

Harvesting Hope book trailer

Dolores Huerta: A Hero to Migrant Workers by Sarah Warren and Robert Casilla
Grades 2-5

Breaker Boys: How a Photograph Helped End Child Labor by Michael Burgan
Grades 5-7

Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin
Grades 6-12

1 comment:

  1. I love this collection of books. Brave Girl is a particular favorite of mine! I'd also suggest taking a look at Side by Side - I just reviewed it here: