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The Measure Of Our Success: Letter to My Children and Yours
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#1 New York Times Bestseller "This book is from the heart of a woman who practices each lesson she preaches. It struck a deep chord in me as a mother trying to raise a daughter in difficult times."  — Hillary Clinton The Measure of Our Success is…
Lanterns: A Memoir Of Mentors

Lanterns: A Memoir Of Mentors

by Marian Wright Edelman

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|September 5, 2000

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As president of the Children’s Defense Fund, Marian Wright Edelman has been at the heart of this century’s most dramatic civil rights and child advocacy struggles. In this memoir, she pays tribute to those who helped shape her life, and shows how crucial their…
Families in Peril: An Agenda for Social Change

Families in Peril: An Agenda for Social Change

by Marian Wright Edelman

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|January 1, 1989

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This book describes the overall and comparative status of black and white children and families in America; the unacceptable human and public costs that result from widespread child and family poverty; our nation's failure to invest adequately and preventively in…
Picturing Children
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Volume four in the Double Exposure series features a diverse selection of photographs of children: spontaneous records of intimate family moments, playtime, and communal activities, as well as posed portraits. Photographers include Henry Clay Anderson, Wayne F.…
Silver Rights

Silver Rights

by Constance Curry

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|November 4, 2014

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“THE MOST IMPORTANT THING WE CAN GIVE OUR CHILDREN IS AN EDUCATION.” —Mae Bertha Carter   In 1965, the Carters, an African American sharecropping family with thirteen children, took public officials at their word when they were offered…
I Can Make A Difference: A Treasury to Inspire Our Children

I Can Make A Difference: A Treasury to Inspire Our Children

by Marian Wright Edelman

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|November 1, 2005

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Marian Wright Edelman has drawn from a variety of cultures and peoples to compile these timeless stories, poems, songs, quotations, and folktales that speak to all children to let them know that they can make a difference in today's world.
Urban Injustice: How Ghettos Happen

Urban Injustice: How Ghettos Happen

by David Hilfiker

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|September 2, 2003

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David Hilfiker has committed his life, both as a writer and a doctor, to people in need, writing about the urban poor with whom he’s spent all his days for the last two decades. In Urban Injustice, he explains in beautiful and simple language how the myth…
Guide My Feet: Prayers And Meditations For Our Children
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"Edelman blends gospel passages with her own personal prayers, and her reverence for the young brings a depth to this book that goes well beyond the words." — Los Angeles Times "A wonderfully warm, poignant, and truly touching and attractive anthology."…
The Substance of Things Hoped for: A Memoir of African-American Faith
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In this compelling memoir, Proctor chronicles his family's journey from his grandmother's slavery, through the monumental victories of the NAACP, to his own involvement in the King Oasis, and through subsequent presidential eras to show the common thread in the…
Be the Dream: Prep For Prep Graduates Share Their Stories

Be the Dream: Prep For Prep Graduates Share Their Stories

by Marian Wright Edelman

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|June 15, 2003

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Twenty-five years ago, an elementary school teacher in the Bronx had a vision: No bright, determined, spirited child should be left behind because of the circumstances of race or poverty. Out of that vision, Prep for Prep was born, to identify gifted children and…
Children on the Streets of the Americas: Globalization, Homelessness and Education in the United…
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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Silver Rights

by Constance Curry

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|January 10, 1995

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“THE MOST IMPORTANT THING WE CAN GIVE OUR CHILDREN IS AN EDUCATION.” —Mae Bertha Carter   In 1965, the Carters, an African American sharecropping family with thirteen children, took public officials at their word when they were offered…
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