Book – Fiction. By Diana Cohn and illustrated by Francisco Delgado. 2008. 31 pages.
A children’s book based on the true story of the Justice for Janitors strike.
Book – Non-fiction. By Elizabeth Martinez. 1991 (2nd Edition). 238 pages.
Chicano history as told through hundreds of pictures and bilingual text.
Book – Fiction. By Doreen Cronin. Illustrated by Betsy Lewin. 2001. 32 pages.
A barnyard struggle where the cows go on strike and the farmer is forced to negotiate.
Teaching Guide. By Anne Gallin, Ruth Glasser and Jocelyn Santana. 2005. 54 pages.
Selected readings in Spanish from “Caribbean Connections: Dominican Republic.”
Website and radio program.
Daily news radio program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, with voices rarely heard in corporate media.
Film. Produced by Jill Freidberg. Corrugated Films. 2005. 62 min.
Documentary about teachers, parents, and students fighting to defend Mexico’s public education system from the impacts of economic globalization.
Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow. Translated by Floralba Vivas. 8 pages.
Handout in Spanish for the U.S. Mexico War Tea Party.
Book – Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. Translated by Toni Strubel. 2011 (translation). 512 pages.
A People’s History of the United States in Spanish.
Book – Fiction. By Leo Lionni. 1973 (Spanish translation 2005). 24 pages.
A classic tale for young children about the power of organizing. Also in English.
Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow. 8 pages.
Role play in the form of a trial to determine who is responsible for the death of millions of Taínos on the island of Hispaniola in the late 15th century. Roles available in Spanish.
Book – Fiction. By Patricia Polacco. 2003. 48 pages.
In Spanish, the narrative of two young boys who meet and help each other during the Civil War for upper elementary.
Teaching Activity. By Bob Peterson. 7 pages.
How a 5th grade teacher and his students conducted research to answer the question: “Which presidents owned people?” Available in Spanish.
Teaching Guide. Edited by Gioconda Belli, et al. 1992. 104 pages.
Bilingual collection of short stories, essays, poetry, folktales, and songs on conquest and resistance from Latin America and the Caribbean.
Teaching Guide. By Nancy Murray. 2006. 69 pages.
A free, downloadable, student-friendly booklet on the Bill of Rights, available in English and Spanish.
Book – Non-fiction. By Monica Brown and translation by Carolina Valencia. Illustrated by Joe Cepeda. 2010. 32 pages.
The life stories and activism of the two founders of the United Farm Workers (UFW), written and illustrated for young children.
Book – Non-fiction. By Carmen Tafolla, Sharyll Tenayuca, and Celina Marroquin. 2008. 40 pages.
Bilingual (Spanish and English) biography of labor activist Emma Tenayuca for upper elementary.
Poem. By Pablo Neruda.
Book – Non-fiction. By Catherine Murphy. 2014. 132 pages and DVD.
Photos and stories about the highly successful Cuban literacy campaign of 1961.