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Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z
by Irene Latham and Charles Waters

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    List Price: $19.99
    Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    Target Age Group: Middle Grade
    ISBN13: 9781541557758
    Imprint: Carolrhoda Books
    Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
    Parent Company: Lerner Publishing Group
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    Hardcover Description:

    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.