Cesar Chavez is known as one of America's greatest civil rights leaders. When he led a 340-mile peaceful protest march through California, he ignited a cause and improved the lives of thousands of migrant farmworkers. But Cesar wasn't always a leader. As a boy, he was shy and teased at school. His family slaved in the fields for barely enough money to survive.

Cesar knew things had to change, and he thought that--maybe--he could help change them. So he took charge. He spoke up. And an entire country listened.: Author Note

Age group:
7+ yrs

hrough interesting narratives and fun illustrations, Girl Power transports you to the world of 50 remarkable Indian women who changed the rules of the game.

Written in an unusual format, each ‘bite-sized’ story examines a landmark moment in the life of the particular woman exemplifying how each went against the norm to become a role model.

Age group:
12+ yrs