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7 edition of Migrant worker found in the catalog.

Migrant worker

a boy from the Rio Grande Valley

by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith

  • 53 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Child migrant agricultural laborers -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mexican American families -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mexican American children -- Employment -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mexican Americans -- Texas.,
    • Migrant labor.,
    • Agricultural laborers.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the way of life of Mexican American families and their children who work as migrant agricultural laborers in Texas.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith ; photographs by Lawrence Migdale.
      ContributionsMigdale, Lawrence, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1527.T4 H69 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL800471M
      ISBN 100823412253
      LC Control Number95036779
      OCLC/WorldCa32969258

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