Discover the story behind Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike in this moving graphic novel -- written by award-winning author Terry Blas and illustrated by Ignatz-nominated cartoonist Mar Julia.
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Follow Cesar Chavez and the National Farmworkers Association as they set out on a difficult 300-mile protest march in support of farm workers' rights. A story of hope, solidarity, and perseverance, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves in the life of the famous Latino American Civil Rights leader -- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that jump off the page.
About the Author
Terry Blas is an illustrator and writer based in Portland, Oregon. His auto-bio comics You Say Latino and You Say LatinX were featured on NPR, OPB, Vox.com and Cosmo.com. Terry's work has appeared in the comics The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, and Steven Universe. His first graphic novel, Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom, is a murder mystery set at a weight-loss camp. Dead Weight was named by YALSA as a 2019 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers. His second graphic novel, Hotel Dare, is an all-ages, fantasy, epic inspired by his childhood in Mexico. His third book, Lifetime Passes, is a summer-time adventure set at a Southern California theme park and will be published by Surely Books.
Mar Julia is an Ignatz award nominated cartoonist and illustrator from Providence, Rhode Island. Their debut graphic novel Brownstone, a collaboration with writer Samuel Teer, is scheduled for release from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Versify imprint in 2022.