This title examines the remarkable life of Cesar Chavez. Readers will learn about Chavez's family background, childhood, education, and courageous efforts to promote labor rights. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.