I'm Your Child God by Marian Wright Edelman
Prayers for Our Children

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Marian Wright Edelman's collection of prayers has an immediate, honest voice that touches on issues that children and teens face in today's increasingly complicated world. Grouped according to themes such as hope, gratitude, and help, and filled with wisdom and insight, these prayers offer our children a powerful opportunity to connect with their own spirituality. Bryan Collier, recipient of the Caldecott Honor Medal, among other honors, captures the vibrancy of our multicultural world in his stunning collage artwork.

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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. BRYAN COLLIER is the author and illustrator of the Coretta Scott King Award-winning book"Uptown". He received Caldecott Honors for the books "Martin's Big Words" by Doreen Rappaport, which was also a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor book; "Rosa" by Nikki Giovanni, which received the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award; and, most recently, and "Dave the Potter" by Laban Carrick Hill. Mr. Collier lives in New York. Visit him at www.bryancollier.com.
Published October 1, 2002 by Disney-Hyperion. 112 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The earnest and thoughtful Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, has cast a wide net: she offers prayers for both young children and teens, for special occasions, for “Struggle and Strength,” and a small selection of traditional prayers like the Prayer of St Francis and s...

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