Children Books about Mexico

That's Not Fair! / No Es Justo! : Emma Tenayuca's Struggle For Justice/la Lucha De Emma Tenayuca Por La Justicia

Thats Not Fair

Wings Press

MPN: FBA-|302932
ISBN: 0916727335
Author: Carmen Tafolla / Sharyll Teneyuca

The author is Carmen Tafolla / Sharyll Teneyuca and it was published around April of 2008 by Wings Press. The child's book is 40 pages long. We want you to get the best price and service when selecting a children's book. Please, click on the shopping cart link.

A vivid depiction of the early injustices encountered by a young Mexican-American girl in San Antonio in the 1920's, this book tells the true story of Emma Tenayuca. Emma Tenayuca's story serves as a model for young and old alike about courage, compassion, and the role everyone can play in making the world more fair. Through astute perception, caring, and private action, Emma begins to obtain involved, and eventually, in the age of 21, leads 12,000 workers in the 1st significant historical action in the Mexican-American struggle for justice. Emma learns to care deeply about poverty and hunger all through a time when many Mexican Americans had been starving to death and working unreasonably long hours at slave wages in the city's pecan-shelling factories.


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