Series Name: Urban Underground-Cesar Chavez High Series
Theme: Hi-Lo, High school, neighborhoods, family, loyalty, friendship, urban teen fiction, planning for the future, growing up, family dysfunction, cancer, death
Cesar Chavez HS Series-- Ernesto began the year a stranger in a new school. Now, with their junior year ending, the students at Chavez High are looking to the future and making plans. But what will that mean for some of them? Will they go on to pursue their dreams or will they be stuck in dead-end jobs in the barrio?
Grade Level: Teen and YA
Approximate Grade-Level Equivalent for Series: 3.5
Lexile Level: HL540L