This grade 6 historical fiction reading unit (level Y) is about the Grape Boycott that happened in California in 1966 and is described from two different perspectives. Students learn about historical fiction as a literary genre and do a literary analysis that focuses on perspective. The unit contains teacher support pages, a reading selection with supporting illustrations, and activities to guide students in close reading of the text. Students also gain practice applying topic and academic vocabulary. The unit concludes with a reading comprehension activity and a text-based writing activity.