¡Si, Se Puede!/Yes, We Can!: Janitor Strike in L.A.

Author(s) Diana Cohn
Illustrator(s) Francisco Delgado
Age Group 5 and up
Publisher Cinco Puntos Press
ISBN 978-0938317890
Year 2005

This bilingual fictional story is set against the backdrop of the successful janitors' strike in Los Angeles in 2000. It tells about Carlitos, whose mother is a janitor. She and the other janitors have decided to go on strike. How will Carlitos support his mother? He and the other children in his class join the marchers with a very special sign for his mom: "Si, Se Puede!/Yes, We Can!"