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Dictionary for a better world : poems, quotes, and anecdotes from A to Z

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

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

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
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"--
Target Audience:
Age: 8-12.
Grade: 4-6.
Subject: Conduct of life Juvenile literature
Behavior
Equality Social aspects
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Poetry / General
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Values & Virtues
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Activism & Volunteering
Conduct of life
Children Conduct of life
Genre: Dictionaries.
Anecdotes.
Quotations.
Poetry.
Illustrated works.
Self-help publications.
Juvenile works.
Anecdotes.
Dictionaries.
Illustrated works.
Poetry.
Quotations.
Self-help publications.
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