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Workers Unite!

titles about labor and labor movements

Young Adult
Up Molasses Mountain - Julie Baker
Loving Someone Else - Ellen Conford
Under the Same Sky - Cynthia DeFelice
The Breaker Boys - Pat Hughes
Devil On My Heels - Joyce McDonald
Rockbuster - Gloria Skurzynski

Juvenile Fiction
Samantha Learns a Lesson: A School Story - Susan S. Adler
Turn Homeward, Hannalee - Patricia Beatty
The Clock - James Lincoln Collier & Christopher Collier
Iqbal: A Novel - Francisco D'Adamo
So Far From Home: The Diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish Mill Girl - Barry Denenberg
Radio Man / Don Radio: A Story in English and Spanish - Arthur Dorros
Owen Foote, Money Man - Stephanie Greene
Joshua's Song - Joan Hiatt Harlow
Hear My Sorrow: The Diary of Angela Denoto, a Shirtwaist Worker - Deborah Hopkinson
The Chimney Sweep's Ransom - Dave & Neta Jackson
Breaking Through - Francisco Jimenez
The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child - Francisco Jimenez
Truth and Salsa - Linda Lowery
Mama Had to Work on Christmas - Carolyn Marsden
Bread and Roses, Too - Katherine Paterson
Lyddie - Katherine Paterson
Arly's Run - Robert Newton Peck
Trouble At the Mines - Doreen Rappaport
Esperanza Rising - Pam Muñoz Ryan
The Carpet Boy's Gift - Pegi Dietz Shea
The Maldonado Miracle - Theodore Taylor
Joe Van Der Katt and the Great Picket Fence - Peter J. Welling
Counting On Grace - Elizabeth Winthrop

Picture Books
Gathering the Sun: An A B C in English and Spanish - Alma Flor Ada
My Day, Your Day - Robin Ballard
The Night Worker - Kate Banks
Red Light, Green Light, Mama and Me - Cari Best
Crackers - Becky Bloom
Kid Blink Beats the World - Don Brown
A Day's Work - Eve Bunting
Going Home - Eve Bunting
Loudmouth George Earns His Allowance - Nancy Carlson
Sí, se puede! / Yes, We Can! Janitor Strike in L.A. - Diana Cohn
Pablo and Pimienta - Ruth M. Covault
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type - Doreen Cronin
My Dad's Job - Peter Glassman
Mommy's Office - Barbara Shook Hazen
The Day of Ahmed's Secret - Florence Parry Heide & Judith Heide Gilliland
The Christmas Gift - Francisco Jimenez
Princesses Are Not Quitters! - Kate Lum
The Bobbin Girl - Emily Arnold McCully
Tomas and the Library Lady - Pat Mora
First Day In Grapes - L. King Pérez
The Hard-Times Jar - Ethel Footman Smothers
Turtle and Snake At Work - Kate Spohn
Light On the River - Jane Resh Thomas
Working Cotton - Sherley Ann Williams
Home for Navidad - Harriet Ziefert

Jobs Vs. the Evironment: Can We Save Both? - Nathan Aaseng
A Day in the Life of a Child Care Worker - Heather Adamson
A Day in the Life of a Construction Worker - Heather Adamson
Migrant Farm Workers: The Temporary People - Linda Jacobs Altman
Harvest - George Ancona
Labor Day - Mir Tamim Ansary
Voices From the Fields: Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories - S. Beth Atkin
The Bread and Roses Strike of 1912 - Julie Baker
Jobs for Kids: The Guide to Having Fun and Making Money - Carol Barkin & Elizabeth James
Kids on Strike! - Susan Campbell Bartoletti
César: Sí, se puede! Yes, We Can! - Carmen T. Bernier-Grand
Social Worker - Shirley Brinkerhoff
Strike! The Bitter Struggle of American Workers from Colonial Times to the Present - Penny Colman
Patterns of Work - Judith Condon
Dust to Eat: Drought and Depression in the 1930s - Michael L. Cooper
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - Sabrina Crewe & Adam R. Schaefer
Exploitation of Children - Judith Ennew
The Shoemakers - Leonard Everett Fisher
We Need Auto Mechanics - Helen Frost
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - Jacqueline Dembar Greene
The Long Struggle: The Story of American Labor - Jim Haskins
Up Before Daybreak: Cotton and People in America - Deborah Hopkinson
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Flames of Labor Reform - Michelle M. Houle
Migrant Worker: A Boy from the Rio Grande Valley - Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith
Strikemakers & Strikebreakers - Sidney Lens
Child Labor and Sweatshops - Ann Manheimer
Cheap Raw Material - Milton Meltzer
You Wouldn't Want to be a Pyramid Builder! A Hazardous Job You'd Rather Not Have - Jacqueline Morley
You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Great Wall of China! Defenses You'd Rather Not Build - Jacqueline Morley
Child Slavery In Modern Times - Shirlee P. Newman
To the Golden Mountain: The Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad - Lila Perl
Labor Day - Mari C. Schuh
The Rise of Solidarity - Tim Sharman
The Founding of the AFL and the Rise of Organized Labor - Patricia Simonds
Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp - Jerry Stanley
The Story of Child Labor Laws - R. Conrad Stein
Legendary Labor Leaders - Thomas Streissguth
The Homestead Steal Strike of 1892 - Nancy Whitelaw
In This Proud Land: The Story of a Mexican American Family - Bernard Wolf

Cesar Chavez: We Can Do It! - Sunita Apte
Eugene V. Debs: Outspoken Labor Leader and Socialist - Charles W. Carey
A Woman Unafraid: The Achievements of Frances Perkins - Penny Colman
Lech Walesa: The Leader of Solidarity and Campaigner for Freedom and Human Rights in Poland - Mary Craig
Cesar Chavez: Leader for Migrant Farm Workers - Doreen Gonzales
Calling the Doves / El canto de las palomas - Juan Felipe Herrera
Frances Perkins: First Woman Cabinet Member - Emily Keller
The Story of Mother Jones - Rachel A. Koestler-Grack
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez - Kathleen Krull
Tomás Rivera - Jane Medina
Dolores Huerta - Rebecca Thatcher Murcia
The Beet Fields: Memories of a Sixteenth Summer - Gary Paulsen
Dolores Huerta - Frank Perez
Cesar Chavez - Consuelo Rodriguez
Jessie De La Cruz: Profile of a United Farm Worker - Gary Soto
Big Annie of Calumet: A True Story of the Industrial Revolution - Jerry Stanley
Cesar Chavez - Susan Zannos

titles last updated August 24, 2007

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