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Voices from the Fields: Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories
Author/Editor: S. Beth Atkin
ISBN: 0316056332
Year Published: 1993
Format: Hardcover, Paperback 
Description: This book offers readers a rare glimpse into the lives of migrant children. Through first-person interviews with the children, the author helps the reader understand the lives of the children who help to pick the nationís strawberries and lettuce. Publisher's Weekly calls this compendium of interviews, poems and photographs spotlighting nine migrant Mexican-American children in California's Salinas Valley "a well-rounded, moving look at a small, struggling group." All of the children interviewed have one thing in common, they work in the fields or they have a close relative who works in the fields. The book takes you inside migrant familiesí lives and lets you share with them their successes and sacrifices.