Scholastic Book Club Celebrates Cesar Chavez Day With “Harvesting Hope”

Love that Scholastic is doing this! Thank Leo! SI SE PUEDE!

Latinxs in Kid Lit

Latin@s in Kid Lit is excited to have the opportunity to cross-post with Scholastic’s Club Leo en español, the largest Spanish school book club in the country offering Spanish, English, and bilingual books and educational materials to children in grades Pre K-8.

On Monday, May 31, the Scholastic site celebrated Cesar Chavez Day by highlighting Pura Belpré Honoree Harvesting Hope!Click here to see the original post, which has been reblogged below.

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By Concetta Gleason
editorial assistant/admin coordinator for Club Leo

“Kindness and compassion towards all living things is a mark of a civilized society.…Only when we have become nonviolent towards all life will we have learned to live well ourselves.”

—Cesar Chavez, co-founder of United Farm Workers

Today is Cesar Chavez Day, and to celebrate we are revisiting Harvesting Hope by Kathleen Krull and Yuyi Morales. Harvesting Hope chronicles Chavez’s life as an advocate for the rights of migrant farm workers…

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