From the series Hispanic Americans: Major Minority
Grade Range: 5th – 8th
Page Count: 64
Lexile Level: 510L
Have you ever wondered who grows your food? Chances are, it’s a migrant worker. Latinos and others of all ages travel the country, helping in America’s harvest. They help grow and pick everything from potatoes to blueberries. Migrant workers don’t always have the best lives. Learn about some of the struggles they face everyday–dangerous working conditions, low pay, and lack of education. Follow the rise of migrant workers from the Great Depression . . . to Cesar Chavez . . . to today.
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