The Miners' Lament: A Story Of Latina Activists In The Empire Zinc Mine Strike

ISBN-10: 1631635352
ISBN-13: 9781631635359
Author: Cummings, Judy Dodge
Illustrated by: Freeberg, Eric
Interest Level: 3-7
Publisher: North Star Editions

Publication Date: September 2021

Copyright: 2022

Page Count: 160

Series: I Am America

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Grades 3-7

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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Homelessness & Poverty

In 1951 Alba, New Mexico, when her father forbids her from pursuing her dream of performing Mexican ballads as a "corridisto" and participating on the picket line because she is a girl, twelve-year-old Ana Maria finds a way to help during the long strikefor better working and living conditions for the miners at Empire Zinc.
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