Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez

Yuyi Morales, Illustrator. Written by Kathleen Krull. (Harcourt, Inc., 2003)



Morales uses brightly colored acrylics, handmade stamps, and computer-generated cutouts to depict the life of this civil rights leader. Golden, earth-toned colors and wide, flowing brush strokes lend depth and honesty to the history and struggle of migrant farm workers in California.

Awards Won

Title Year
Belpré Medal image Pura Belpré Award
The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
2004 - Honor(s)