Side by Side (Lado a Lado)

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Side by Side (Lado a Lado) by Monica Brown

(ages 4-8)

A powerful and accessible bilingual picture book that highlights “the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens.”

Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they motivated the workers to fight for their rights and, in the process, changed history.

Award-winning author Monica Brown and acclaimed illustrator Joe Cepeda join together to create this stunning tribute to two of the most influential people of the twentieth century.