Dictionary For A Better World: Poems, Quotes, And Anecdotes From A To Z

byIrene Latham, Charles WatersIllustratorMehrdokht Amini

February 4, 2020|
Dictionary For A Better World: Poems, Quotes, And Anecdotes From A To Z by Irene Latham
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How can we make the world a better place?

This inspiring resource for middle-grade readers is organized as a dictionary; each entry presents a word related to creating a better world, such as ally, empathy, or respect. For each word, there is a poem, a quote from an inspiring person, a personal anecdote from the authors, and a "try it" prompt for an activity.

This second poetic collaboration from Irene Latham and Charles Waters builds upon themes of diversity and inclusiveness from their previous book Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship. Illustrations from Iranian-British artist Mehrdokht Amini offer readers a rich visual experience.

"Latham and Waters''s personal stories are plainspoken and relatable . . . and the suggested actions, accessible. . . The approach creates multiple pathways for engagement. Extensive supplementary materials include an index of poetic forms."-starred, Publishers Weekly

Irene Latham is the author of more than a dozen current and forthcoming works of poetry, fiction, and picture books, including Charlotte Huck Honor Book Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship (co-written with Charles Waters) and the Caldecott Honor Book The Cat Man of Aleppo(co-written by Karim Shamsi-Basha). Wi...
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Title:Dictionary For A Better World: Poems, Quotes, And Anecdotes From A To Z
Format:Reinforced Library Binding
Product dimensions:120 pages, 10 X 7 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:120 pages, 10 X 7 X 0.6 in
Published:February 4, 2020
Publisher:Lerner Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:9
ISBN - 13:9781541557758

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