Books

Autobiography of La Causa. Jacques E. Levy. W.W. Norton & Co. 1975.

Conquering Goliath: Cesar Chavez at the Beginning. Fred Ross. El Taller Grafico Press. 1989.

With These Hands: The Hidden World of Migrant Farmworkers Today. Daniel Rothenberg. University of California Press. 1998.

The Human Cost of Food: Farmworkers’ Lives, Labor and Advocacy. Edited by Charles D. Thompson, Jr., and Melinda F. Wiggins. University of Texas Press, 2002.

California’s Broken Promises: The Laws on the Books are Not the Laws in the Fields. Stories and photos of California Farm Workers. Published by the UFW, 2007.

Florida’s Farmworkers in the 21st Century. Nano Riley & Davida Johns. University Press of Florida. 2003.

Immokalee’s Fields of Hope. Carlene A. Thissen. iUniverse Press. 2003.

Photographing Farmworkers in California. Richard Steven Street. Stanford University Press. 2004.

The Radical Peasant. Gerald F. Cox. Trafford Publishing. 2006.
Biography of Fr. Charles Philipps, diocese of San Francisco, who mentored several young priests who were early and life-long activists in the farm worker movement, and active with the UFW.

For children:


Cesar Chavez. Ruth Franchere. Illustrated by Earl Thollander. Thomas Y. Crowell Company. 1970.

Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez. Kathleen Krull. Illustrated by Yuyi Morales. Harcourt, Inc. 2003.

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