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By Marian Wright Edelman (foreword by)

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9780664261634, titled "Hope for the Future: Answering God’s Call to Justice for Our Children" | Westminster John Knox Pr, October 27, 2016, cover price $17.00

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Product Description: The Lawyer as Leader: How to Plant People and Grow Justice is an inspiring roadmap designed to help lawyers become effective agents for social change. Based on author Dr. Artika R. Tyner's leadership development and community engagement work, Planting People, Growing Justice™, the book shows how attorneys can use their legal skills to work for social change, contribute to communities that foster social justice, and empower and develop new leaders...read more

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9781627226646 | Amer Bar Assn, September 7, 2015, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: The Lawyer as Leader: How to Plant People and Grow Justice is an inspiring roadmap designed to help lawyers become effective agents for social change.

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Product Description: This one-of-a kind book challenges the current thinking about black girls to show how America has failed them―and what can be done to make their lives better.• Provides the first research work on this topic• Covers health (physical, mental, and sexual), education, crime/criminal justice, and parenting as they affect black teen girls and adolescents• Features contributors from a broad range of fields, including psychology, biology, criminal justice, sociology, spirituality, law, medicine, and popular culture• Examines characteristics of at-risk girls and the lure of the "bad girl" image• Clarifies what parents/mentors and others can do to help these girls and teens live happy, healthy, more rewarding live...read more
By Catherine Fisher Collins (editor) and Marian Wright Edelman (foreword by)

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9781440830532 | Praeger Pub Text, March 3, 2015, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: This one-of-a kind book challenges the current thinking about black girls to show how America has failed them―and what can be done to make their lives better.

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Product Description: “THE MOST IMPORTANT THING WE CAN GIVE OUR CHILDREN IS AN EDUCATION.” —Mae Bertha Carter   In 1965, the Carters, an African American sharecropping family with thirteen children, took public officials at their word when they were offered “Freedom of Choice” to send their children to any school they wished, and so began their unforeseen struggle to desegregate the schools of Sunflower County, Mississippi...read more
By Marian Wright Edelman (introduced by)

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9781616205591 | Reissue edition (Algonquin Books, November 4, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “THE MOST IMPORTANT THING WE CAN GIVE OUR CHILDREN IS AN EDUCATION.

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Product Description: Drawing on personal insights and research-based knowledge, this important work facilitates understanding of the psychological struggles of young African American males and offers ameliorative strategies.• The work of 30 distinguished contributors, from Marion Wright Edelman to Ellis Cose • Perspectives and solutions from disciplines as wide-ranging as clinical psychology, law, sociology, and poetry• Original, cutting-edge research by the author...read more
By Marian Wright Edelman (introduced by), Warren Spielberg (editor) and Kirkland C. Vaughans (editor)

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9780313381980 | Praeger Pub Text, June 30, 2014, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Drawing on personal insights and research-based knowledge, this important work facilitates understanding of the psychological struggles of young African American males and offers ameliorative strategies.

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Product Description: (Book). With a world full of many conflicting voices, it's not always easy to find your own. When you do, you might feel that it is regularly lost in the din of the world. But this is not true. You do have a voice and your contribution is essential to creating a world of genuine harmony...read more

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9781458412058 | Hal Leonard Corp, August 1, 2011, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: (Book).

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Product Description: The Must-Have Guide To Veterans' BenefitsIf you're a veteran--or a veteran's family member--you know how hard it is to navigate the VA benefits maze. This definitive guide steers you through the process so that you and your family can get the benefits you're entitled to...read more

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9780806534831 | Updated edition (Citadel Pr, April 1, 2011), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The Must-Have Guide To Veterans' BenefitsIf you're a veteran--or a veteran's family member--you know how hard it is to navigate the VA benefits maze.

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Product Description: In America today, the gap between the rich and the poor is the greatest ever recorded--larger than any other industrialized nation. It has become far too easy to ignore the hardships of millions of children plagued by poverty, poor health, illiteracy, violence, adult hypocrisy, and injustice...read more

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9781401323332 | Hachette Books, September 23, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In America today, the gap between the rich and the poor is the greatest ever recorded--larger than any other industrialized nation.

Miscellaneous:

9781401392956 | Hyperion Books, September 23, 2008, cover price $14.95

Miscellaneous:

9781401392949 | Hyperion Books, September 23, 2008, cover price $14.95
9781401392963 | Hyperion Books, September 23, 2008, cover price $14.95
9781401392970 | Hyperion Books, September 23, 2008, cover price $14.95
9781401392932 | Hyperion Books, September 23, 2008, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: A beautiful gift edition of the number one New York Times bestseller—from the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund.

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9780807031063 | Gift edition (Beacon Pr, May 1, 1994), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A beautiful Mother's Day and gift edition of the number one New York Times bestseller--from the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund.
9780807031025, titled "Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours" | Beacon Pr, May 10, 1992, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The founder of the Children's Defense Fund looks at the state of the national soul, arguing that success should be defined by character rather than by consumption and offering twenty-five lessons by which to live

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9780060975463 | Reprint edition (Perennial, May 1, 1993), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: In a letter to her three sons, the author offers words of inspiration to young people, discussing work, education, failure, confidence, self-esteem, and more

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9781435242098 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 18, 2008), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A beautiful gift edition of the number one New York Times bestseller—from the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund.
9780785717850 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: In a letter to her three sons, the author offers words of inspiration to young people, discussing work, education, failure, confidence, self-esteem, and more

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Product Description: This comprehensive reader does more than just analyze the problems of poverty and the issues that typically accompany it. It takes a giant step forward in exploring real solutions through public policy and faith-based organizations.
By Marian Wright Edelman (foreword by), Ronald J. Sider (editor) and Heidi Unruh (editor)

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9780817015053 | Judson Pr, May 30, 2007, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: This comprehensive reader does more than just analyze the problems of poverty and the issues that typically accompany it.

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A National Book Award-winning author evaluates the ways in which the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott is misrepresented to children, providing in an updated, fiftieth-anniversary edition a teacher's guide on how to evaluate textbooks, additional contributions about Septima Clark and Virginia Durr, and an essay entitled 'The Deformed Mirror of Truth.' Reprint.
By Marian Wright Edelman (introduced by) and Herbert R. Kohl

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9781595580207 | New Pr, September 1, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Evaluates the ways in which the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott is misrepresented to children.

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9781595581273 | Reprint edition (New Pr, January 1, 2007), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Evaluates the ways in which the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott is misrepresented to children.

A collection of contemporary multicultural prayers, written for this book and intended to provide strong inner anchors and spiritual grounding.

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9780786814381 | New edition (Hyperion, March 30, 2006), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A collection of contemporary multicultural prayers, written for this book and intended to provide strong inner anchors and spiritual grounding.

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9780786825134 | New edition (Hyperion, October 1, 2002), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A collection of contemporary multicultural prayers, written for this book and intended to provide strong inner anchors and spiritual grounding.

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Teaches young readers how individual acts of courage, even though small in appearance, can have a great effect on one's life and the lives of those nearby through a review of actions by others in the past and the effects they have had on the world in which we live today.
By Marian Wright Edelman (editor) and Barry Moser (illustrator)

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9780060280512 | Amistad Pr, November 1, 2005, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Through a review of actions by others in the past, young readers learn how individual acts of courage, even though small in appearance, can have a great effect on one's life and the lives of those nearby.

Library:

9780060280529 | Amistad Pr, November 1, 2005, cover price $20.89 | About this edition: Through a review of actions by others in the past, young readers learn how individual acts of courage, even though small in appearance, can have a great effect on one's life and the lives of those nearby.

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Product Description: Juan Williams's timely, compelling, and critically acclaimed book about the civil rights movement is now available in paperback, with a special, extended readers' group guide.Published in collaboration with the AARP.58,000 copies sold!Deeply personal in tone, and powerful in the extreme, My Soul Looks Back in Wonder presents stirring eyewitness accounts from people who played active roles in the civil rights movement over the past 50 years...read more
By Marian Wright Edelman (other contributor), David Halberstam (foreword by) and Juan Williams

Hardcover:

9781402714153 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, May 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents the personal stories from more than thirty people about the civil rights movement in the United States.

Paperback:

9781402722332 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, August 30, 2005, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Juan Williams's timely, compelling, and critically acclaimed book about the civil rights movement is now available in paperback, with a special, extended readers' group guide.

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Offers a compilation of excerpts from speeches, poetry, songs, letters, and more from celebrated African-American authors, such as Dred Scott and Langston Hughes, while exploring the impact these writings have had in shaping African-American history throughout the years.
By Marian Wright Edelman (foreword by), Wade Hudson and Sean Qualls (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780439409698 | Scholastic, December 1, 2003, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A collection of speeches and writings by African Americans, with commentary about the time period in which each person lived, information about the speaker/writer, and public response to the words.

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Thought-provoking essays by thirty of America's most acclaimed authors--including Julia Alvarez, Alice Walker, Nikki Giovanni, Joyce Carol Oates, John Edgar Wideman, Mary Morris, Anna Quindlen, Faith Ringgold, Chang-rae Lee, and Ntozake Shange--share memories of growing up in America. Original.
By Marian Wright Edelman (foreword by) and Susan Richards Shreve (editor)

Paperback:

9780618379026 | Mariner Books, October 22, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Presents essays by thirty of America's most acclaimed authors, including Julia Alvarez, Alice Walker, Nikki Giovanni, Joyce Carol Oates, and John Edgar Wideman, sharing memories of growing up in America.

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Presents essays by thirty of America's most acclaimed authors, including Julia Alvarez, Alice Walker, Nikki Giovanni, Joyce Carol Oates, and John Edgar Wideman, sharing memories of growing up in America.

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9780613810449 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2003, cover price $28.10 | About this edition: Presents essays by thirty of America's most acclaimed authors, including Julia Alvarez, Alice Walker, Nikki Giovanni, Joyce Carol Oates, and John Edgar Wideman, sharing memories of growing up in America.

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A powerful documentary of children in developing countries includes photographs from around the globe documenting their cultural traditions and illustrating the difficulties they face trying to survive in a world afflicted by hunger, war, and disease.

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9781577312239 | New World Library, September 1, 2003, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A powerful documentary of children in developing countries includes photographs from around the globe documenting their cultural traditions and illustrating the difficulties they face trying to survive in a world afflicted by hunger, war, and disease.

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Product Description: Twenty-five years ago, an elementary school teacher in the Bronx had a vision: No bright, determined, spirited child should be left behind because of the circumstances of race or poverty. Out of that vision, Prep for Prep was born, to identify gifted children and provide them access to a first-rate education...read more
By Marian Wright Edelman (foreword by), Prep for Prep (other contributor) and Gary Simons (editor)

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9781565124172 | 1 edition (Algonquin Books, June 15, 2003), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Twenty-five years ago, an elementary school teacher in the Bronx had a vision: No bright, determined, spirited child should be left behind because of the circumstances of race or poverty.

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Grouped according to themes such as hope, gratitude, and help, and filled with wisdom and insight, a collection of original prayers for children offers them a powerful opportunity to connect with their own spirituality.

Hardcover:

9780786805976 | New edition (Hyperion, October 1, 2002), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A collection of contemporary multicultural prayers, written for this book and intended to provide strong inner anchors and spiritual grounding.

Product Description: The flagship publication of "the most powerful political force for children in this country" (Parenting) The State of America's Children is the "must-have handbook for child workers, activist parents, teachers, speechmakers, media professionals—anyone looking for hard data and moving stories to help them fight for children's well-being in America" (Feminist Bookstore News)...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Marian Wright Edelman (introduced by)

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9780807042151, titled "The State of America's Children: A Report from the Children's Defense Fund" | Beacon Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The flagship publication of "the most powerful political force for children in this country" (Parenting) The State of America's Children is the "must-have handbook for child workers, activist parents, teachers, speechmakers, media professionals—anyone looking for hard data and moving stories to help them fight for children's well-being in America" (Feminist Bookstore News).
9780807042137, titled "The State of America's Children: A Report from the Children's Defense Fund" | Beacon Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Featuring an introduction by Marian Wright Edelman, an essential handbook for child workers, activists, teachers, and media professionals provides vital statistics on the nations children, covering family income levels, nutrition, elducation, adolescence, pregnancy, violence, and much more.

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Product Description: Throughout her life and work, Marian Wright Edelman has been at the heart of this cantury's most dramatic civil rights and child advocacy struggles. In this stirring, heartfelt memoir she pays tribute to the extrordinary mentors who helped light her way including Martin Luther King, Jr...read more

Hardcover:

9780807072141 | Beacon Pr, October 15, 1999, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The African American lawyer and president of the Children's Defense Fund describes the positive influences of family, church members, teachers, colleagues, and other social reformers in her life

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9780060958596 | Reprint edition (Perennial, September 1, 2000), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The African American lawyer and president of the Children's Defense Fund describes the positive influences of family, church members, teachers, colleagues, and other social reformers in her life.

Prebinding:

9780613314039 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Throughout her life and work, Marian Wright Edelman has been at the heart of this cantury's most dramatic civil rights and child advocacy struggles.

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Product Description: Here are  prayers and meditations for parents and others who strive to instill values of faith, integrity, compassion, and service in our children at a time when these ideas are threatened by commercialism and violence. With warmth and conviction, Edleman shares his own prayers as well as inspirational readings from others...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780060958190 | Perennial, September 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Here are  prayers and meditations for parents and others who strive to instill values of faith, integrity, compassion, and service in our children at a time when these ideas are threatened by commercialism and violence.

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The moving speech given by the author--the president of the Children's Defense Fund--in June 1996 at a rally at the Lincoln Memorial in support of America's commitment to its children is presented with photos of a quilt collage.

Hardcover:

9780786803651 | Hyperion, May 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Presents a version of the 1996 speech given at the Lincoln Memorial by the president and founder of the Children's Defense Fund urging people to 'Stand for Children'

Library:

9780786823109 | Hyperion, May 1, 1998, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Presents a version of the 1996 speech given at the Lincoln Memorial by the president and founder of the Children's Defense Fund urging people to 'Stand for Children'

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