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Titles on 'Labor Books'

Esperanza Rising image
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Lexile: 750

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Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez image
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez by Kathleen Krull and Yuyi Morales

Lexile: 880

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A Chair for My Mother image
A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

Lexile: Unknown

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Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down image
Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

Lexile: 600

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Rickshaw Girl image
Rickshaw Girl by Mitali Perkins and Jamie Hogan

Lexile: 730

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Please Ignore Vera Dietz image
Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King

Lexile: 830

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The Paperboy image
The Paperboy by Dav Pilkey

Lexile: 530

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Harlem Summer image
Harlem Summer by Walter Dean Myers

Lexile: Unknown

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Reaching Out image
Reaching Out by Francisco Jiménez

Lexile: 910

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Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai image
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai by Claire A. Nivola

Lexile: 870

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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building image
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building by Deborah Hopkinson and James Ransome

Lexile: 770

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These Hands image
These Hands by Margaret H. Mason and Floyd Cooper

Lexile: Unknown

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Dairy Queen image
Dairy Queen by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Lexile: 930

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The Little Red Hen image
The Little Red Hen by Jerry Pinkney

Lexile: 500

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Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy image
Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin

Lexile: 1000

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Who Will I Be, Lord? image
Who Will I Be, Lord? by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and Sean Qualls

Lexile: Unknown

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Rules of the Road image
Rules of the Road by Joan Bauer

Lexile: 850

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Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World image
Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee, Megan Halsey, and Sean Addy

Lexile: 1040

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Bread is for Eating image
Bread is for Eating by David Gershator, Phillis Gershator, and Emma Shaw-Smith

Lexile: 560

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Kids on Strike! image
Kids on Strike! by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Lexile: 920

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With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman's Right to Vote image
With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman's Right to Vote by Ann Bausum

Lexile: 1080

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The Night Worker image
The Night Worker by Kate Banks and Georg Hallensleben

Lexile: 530

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The A+ Custodian image
The A+ Custodian by Louise Borden and Adam Gustavson

Lexile: 620

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The Bobbin Girl image
The Bobbin Girl by Emily Arnold McCully

Lexile: 600

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You and Me and Home Sweet Home image
You and Me and Home Sweet Home by George Ella Lyon and Stephanie Anderson

Lexile: 530

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Crunch image
Crunch by Leslie Connor

Crunch

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Lexile: 490

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Our Farm: Four Seasons with Five Kids on One Family's Farm image
Our Farm: Four Seasons with Five Kids on One Family's Farm by Michael J. Rosen

Lexile: 1010

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Quinito's Neighborhood / El Vecindario de Quinito image
Quinito's Neighborhood / El Vecindario de Quinito by Ina Cumpiano and Jose Ramirez

Lexile: 490

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Construction Zone image
Construction Zone by Cheryl Willis Hudson and Richard Sobol

Lexile: 790

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The Fold image
The Fold by An Na

Lexile: 700

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Farm image
Farm by Elisha Cooper

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Lexile: 650

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Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm image
Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm by Jon Katz

Lexile: 600

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Monday Is One Day image
Monday Is One Day by Arthur A. Levine and Julian Hector

Lexile: Unknown

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Seaglass Summer image
Seaglass Summer by Anjali Banerjee

Lexile: 590

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Walking to the Bus-Rider Blues image
Walking to the Bus-Rider Blues by Harriette Gillem Robinet

Lexile: 610

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I Am a Taxi image
I Am a Taxi by Deborah Ellis

Lexile: 760

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How to Build a House image
How to Build a House by Dana Reinhardt

Lexile: 730

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Voices from the Fields: Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories image
Voices from the Fields: Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories by S. Beth Atkin

Lexile: 850

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The Difference Between You and Me image
The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George

Lexile: 1020

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Side by Side: Five Favorite Picture-Book Teams Go to Work image
Side by Side: Five Favorite Picture-Book Teams Go to Work by Leonard S. Marcus

Lexile: Unknown

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The Year Money Grew on Trees image
The Year Money Grew on Trees by Aaron Hawkins

Lexile: 810

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Maple Syrup Season image
Maple Syrup Season by Ann Purmell and Jill Weber

Lexile: 670

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The Weber Street Wonder Work Crew image
The Weber Street Wonder Work Crew by Maxwell Newhouse

Lexile: Unknown

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Firefighters A to Z image
Firefighters A to Z by Chris L. Demarest

Lexile: 370

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