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Edelman, Marian Wright

Overview
Works: 187 works in 271 publications in 2 languages and 14,448 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Prayers  Picture books  Quotations  Case studies  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Speaker, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: HQ769, 649.10973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marian Wright Edelman
Families in peril : an agenda for social change by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sea is so wide and my boat is so small : charting a course for the next generation by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A founder of the Children's Defense Fund evaluates what has been achieved and what still needs to be done in order to make the nation safe and fair for children, in a series of open letters to the author's grandchildren, the nation's leaders, and Martin Luther King, Jr
Guide my feet : prayers and meditations on loving and working for children by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The founder of the Children's Defense Fund and author of The Measure of Our Success presents prayers and meditations to inspire all those, such as parents, teachers, and ministers, who work on the behalf of children.Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, is one of the most important moral leaders in America. Her first book, The Measure of Our Success was a #1 New York Times bestseller'spending 16 weeks on the list, selling more than 450,000 copies and garnering spectacular praise from Hillary Clinton, Maya Angelou, and Oprah Winfrey. Guide My Feet continues her crusade for the well-being of America's children by providing a counterweight to the lesson society is teaching this generation of children'to be soulless takers instead of empowered givers. Guide My Feet is a collection of prayers and meditations gathered from Edelman's own holiday rituals and experiences and the writings of such inspiring leaders as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Gandhi, and Frederick Douglass. It urges readers to commit to and pray for strength and patience, and offers solace and direction for parents troubled by the commercialism and violence running rampant in today's society. Filled with wisdom, compassion and understanding, it provides an important spiritual and moral resource all caregivers can turn to as they strive to instill values, integrity, self-discipline and faith in children
I can make a difference : a treasury to inspire our children( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. 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
I'm your child, God : prayers for children and teenagers by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of contemporary multicultural prayers, written for this book and intended to provide strong inner anchors and spiritual grounding
Stand for Children by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juvenile
If it takes a village, build one : how I found meaning through a life of service and 100+ ways you can too by Malaak Compton-Rock( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part memoir, part practical guide, Compton-Rock offers readers insightful advice on everything from how to find just the right volunteer opportunity to how to get kids involved in a life of service
Portrait of inequality : black and white children in America by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lawyer as leader : how to plant people and grow justice by Artika R Tyner( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School power : implications of an intervention project by James P Comer( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1980 and now considered a classic, " School Power" was the first book to demonstrate the positive effect of applying powerful psychological, social, and institutional forces on the performance of administrators, teachers, parents, and students. It shows how a university, a public school system, and parents worked together to move problem schools to an exceptional level of social and academic achievement. Now, reissued with a new preface and epilogue and a foreword by Marian Wright Edelman, "School Power" describes in detail the way that educators can use the knowledge of social and behavioral science, and education to overcome poor motivation, low self-esteem, discipline problems, and serious learning disabilities
The leaders( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program tells how black leaders James P. Comer, Marian Wright Edelman, and Lawrence Douglas Wilder attained their goals
Guide my feet : prayers and meditations for our children by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids talk hair : an instruction book for grown-ups & kids by Pamela Ferrell( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You and me together : moms, dads, and kids around the world by Barbara Kerley( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides detailed information about children from various cultures and celebrates the powerful bond between parents and their children throughout the world
Winson and Dovie Hudson's dream by Marian Wright Edelman( )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction standing strong and together for our children by Marian Wright Edelman( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unfinished symphony : justice and freedom for children and families by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The measure of our success by Marian Wright Edelman( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author shares the wisdom passed down to her from her parents and other role models
The measure of our success : a letter to my children and yours by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in Chinese and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A message for parents trying to raise moral children, an open letter to all of America, a timely message of hope and purpose
Lanterns : a memoir of mentors by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lanterns takes us to Mississippi in the 1960s, where Edelman was the first and only Black woman lawyer. And we follow Edelman as she leads Bobby Kennedy on his fateful trip to see Mississippi poverty and hunger for himself, a powerful personal experience for the young RFK that helped awaken a nation's conscience to child hunger and poverty."--Jacket
 
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Families in peril : an agenda for social change
Alternative Names
Edelman, Marian W.

Marian Wright Edelman activista estadounidense y fundadora de la Fundacin por los Derechos de los Nios

Marian Wright Edelman amerikanische Aktivistin fr Kinderrechte

Wright Edelman Marian

Wright, Marian.

Μάριαν Ράιτ Εντελμαν

ماريان إيدلمان

エーデルマン, マリアン・W

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The sea is so wide and my boat is so small : charting a course for the next generationGuide my feet : prayers and meditations on loving and working for childrenI can make a difference : a treasury to inspire our childrenI'm your child, God : prayers for children and teenagersStand for ChildrenIf it takes a village, build one : how I found meaning through a life of service and 100+ ways you can tooSchool power : implications of an intervention projectThe leaders