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Dictionary for a better world : poems, quotes, and anecdotes from A to Z / Irene Latham & Charles Waters ; illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini.

Latham, Irene, (author.). Waters, Charles, 1973- (author.). Amini, Mehrdokht, (illustrator.).

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Summary:

"Organized as a dictionary, entries in this book for middle-grade readers present words related to creating a better, more inclusive world. Each word is explored via a poem, a quote from an inspiring person, and a short personal anecdote from one of the co-authors, a prompt for how to translate the word into action, and an illustration"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Sherman County Public/School Library JUV 170.44 LAT (Text) 37039000178116 JUVENILE NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 09/22/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781541557758
  • ISBN: 1541557751
  • Physical Description: 119 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Words for a better world -- Acceptance -- Ally -- Belonging -- Compassion -- Courage -- Create -- Dialogue -- Diversity -- Dream -- Empathy -- Equality -- Exercise -- Experiment -- Forgiveness -- Freedom -- Fuel -- Gratitude -- (Epitaph for) hate -- Hope -- Humility -- Intention -- Justice -- Kindness -- Laughter -- Listen -- Love -- Mindfulness -- Nature -- Netiquette -- Open -- Pause -- Peace -- Question -- Reach -- Release -- Respect -- Service -- Shero -- Team -- Tenacity -- Upstander -- Vulnerable -- Voice -- (Bear) witness -- Wonder -- Xenial -- Yes -- Zest -- The etymology of progress.
Summary, etc.:
"Organized as a dictionary, entries in this book for middle-grade readers present words related to creating a better, more inclusive world. Each word is explored via a poem, a quote from an inspiring person, and a short personal anecdote from one of the co-authors, a prompt for how to translate the word into action, and an illustration"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Age: 8-12.
Grade: 4-6.
960L Lexile
Subject: Conduct of life > Juvenile literature.

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