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The Workers Cup Delve Deeper Reading List

Nonfiction For Younger Readers

Atkin, S. Beth. Voices from the Fields: Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories. Boston: Little, Brown, 2000.

Photographs, poems, and interviews with children reveal the hardships and hopes of Mexican American migrant farm workers and their families.

McCoy, Lisa. Qatar. Mason Crest Publishers, 2010.

This book gives a basic introduction to the once-overlooked peninsula nation of Qatar. Today the tiny country plays an outsized role in the global economy in part because of its natural resource reserves.

Warren, Sarah. Dolores Huerta: A Hero to Migrant Workers. Two Lions, 2012.

This is the story of Dolores Huerta and the extraordinary battle she waged to ensure fair and safe work places for migrant workers. The powerful text, paired with Robert Casilla’s vibrant watercolor-and-pastel illustrations, brings Dolores’s amazing journey to life. A timeline, additional reading, articles, websites, and resources for teachers are included.