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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
BOOK | Carolrhoda Books | [2020]
Available at Enon J (J 170.44 L)

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119 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
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.
Audience
Age: 8-12.
Grade: 4-6.
Bibliog.
Included bibliographical references (pages 112-115) and index.
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"-- Provided by publisher.
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Waters, Charles, 1973-
Amini, Mehrdokht, illustrator.
ISBN/ISSN
9781541557758 (lb ; alk. paper)
1541557751 (lb ; alk. paper)
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