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Author Latham, Irene, author.
Title Dictionary for a better world : poems, quotes, and anecdotes from A to Z / Irene Latham & Charles Waters ; illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini.
Pub Info Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2020]
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Descript 119 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
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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.
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.
Subject Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Conduct of life.
Equality -- Social aspects.
Genre Self-help publications.
Illustrated works.
Poetry.
Quotations.
Anecdotes.
Subject Encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Add Author Waters, Charles, 1973- author.
Amini, Mehrdokht, illustrator.
Related To Online version: Latham, Irene. Dictionary for a better world. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2020] 9781541578937 (DLC) 2019015860
ISBN 9781541557758
1541557751
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