Philip Vera Cruz came to the United States from the Philippines in search of an education. Instead, he became a farmworker to survive. This turn of events led Philip and other Filipino farmworkers, the manongs, to start the historic strike in Delano, California that led to a grape boycott and the birth of the infamous United Farm Workers union. Learn about Philip Vera Cruz's life and accomplishments in this nonfiction biography, part of the Leaders Like Us series. Featuring 24 pages with vibrant illustrations, this children's book also includes a timeline, post-reading questions, and an interactive activity to help develop reading comprehension skills.
Key Features :
i : Engaging biography that tells the inspiring life story of an Asian American leader ii : Vivid illustrations iii : Includes a time line, after-reading questions, and an activity to encourage further learning