I Can Make a Difference: A Treasury to Inspire Our Children

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Marian Wright Edelman
HarperCollins, Nov 1, 2005 - 112 pages
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Marian Wright Edelman has drawn from a variety of cultures and peoples to compile these timeless stories, poems, songs, quotations, and folktales that speak to all children to let them know that they can make a difference in today's world.

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Review: I Can Make a Difference: A Treasury to Inspire Our Children

User Review  - Rachel Dalton - Goodreads

This is an awesome collection of poems, short stories, quotes, and fables. It is organized into sections of ways we can make a difference as individuals, such as working together, being honest ... Read full review

Review: I Can Make a Difference: A Treasury to Inspire Our Children

User Review  - Sarah Hurdelbrink - Goodreads

This book serves as a sampling of poems, anecdotes, stories, and instructions for how all children can make a difference in the world, regardless of where they are from or what religious beliefs they ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Marian Wright Edelman is the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund. She is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours, and eight other books. She is the winner of many awards for her work, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, a Heinz Award, and a Niebuhr Award. In 2000, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Robert F. Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award for her writings. Edelman is a graduate of Spelman College and Yale Law School. She and her husband live in Washington, D.C., and have three children and four grandchildren.

Barry Moser is the prizewinning illustrator and designer of more than three hundred books for children and adults. He is widely celebrated for his dramatic wood engravings for the only twentieth-century edition of the entire King James Bible illustrated by a single artist. He lives in western Massachusetts.

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