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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.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2020]

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Description 119 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Audience Age: 8-12.
Grade: 4-6.
Bibliography 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 -- Voice -- Vulnerable -- (Bear) witness -- Wonder -- Xenial -- Yes -- Zest -- The etymology of progress.
Subject Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Conduct of life.
Equality -- Social aspects.
Conduct of life. (OCoLC)fst00874563
Children -- Conduct of life.
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Self-help publications.
Illustrated works.
Poetry.
Quotations.
Anecdotes.
Dictionaries.
Added Author Waters, Charles, 1973- author.
Amini, Mehrdokht, illustrator.
Other Form: Online version: Latham, Irene. Dictionary for a better world. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2020] 9781541578937 (DLC) 2019015860
ISBN 9781541557758 (lb ; alk. paper)
1541557751 (lb ; alk. paper)
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