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I Can Make A Difference: A Treasury to Inspire Our Children
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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.
Lanterns: A Memoir of Mentors
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|May 1, 2013

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I am grateful beyond words for the example of the lanterns shared in this memoir whose lives I hope will illuminate my children's, your children's, and the paths of countless others coming behind.--Marian Wright Edelman, from the Preface Marian Wright Edelman,…
Urban Injustice: How Ghettos Happen
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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…
All the Women in My Family Sing: Women Write the World: Essays on Equality, Justice, and Freedom

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All the Women in My Family Sing is an anthology documenting the experiences of women of color at the dawn of the twenty-first century. It is a vital collection of prose and poetry whose topics range from the pressures of being the vice-president of a Fortune 500…
Social Injustice and Public Health
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|August 25, 2005

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Two past presidents of the American Public Health Association have edited this book on the ways in which social injustice causes and contributes to public health problems. Their previous books War and Public Health and errorism and Public Health both dealt with…
Dream Me Home Safely: Writers on Growing Up in America

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In the title essay of this extraordinary keepsake of childhood in America, John Edgar Wideman pays fierce tribute to a complex mother who used to dream me home safely by sitting up and waiting for me to stumble in." The young writer Bich Minh Nguyen remembers…
The Measure Of Our Success: Letter to My Children and Yours

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The #1 New York Times bestseller is a thinking person's Life's Little Instruction Book , with simple yet inspirational messages about living.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Marian Wright Edelman, Educator and American Activist for the…

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This download is a monologue depicting the life of Marian Wright Edelman, American activist for the rights of children. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, suggested costume and props and a famous quote.…
Silver Rights
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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…
Improving the Odds for America's Children

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This landmark volume commemorates the fortieth anniversary of the Children’s Defense Fund, which has been an uncompromising champion of American youth for all of those years. Yet the book looks not to the past but at our current circumstances—and at the…
Improving the Odds for America's Children: Future Directions in Policy and Practice

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This landmark volume commemorates the fortieth anniversary of the Children’s Defense Fund, which has been an uncompromising champion of American youth for all of those years. Yet the book looks not to the past but at our current circumstances—and at the…
Guide My Feet
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|May 14, 2013

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The founder of the Children's Defense Fund and author of The Measure of Our Success presents prayers and meditations to inspire all those, such as parents, teachers, and ministers, who work on the behalf of children. Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president…
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