Poems of Gratitude
This poetry anthology, edited by Miranda Paul, explores a wide range of ways to be grateful (from gratitude for a puppy to gratitude for family to gratitude for the sky) with poems by a diverse group of contributors, including Joseph Bruchac, Margarita Engle, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Naomi Shihab Nye, Charles Waters, and Jane Yolen.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Picture Books|
|Subject||Diversity, Social Emotional Learning|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||40|
- ALA Notable Children's Books
- Notable Books for a Global Society Notable Book
- NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts
- Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
- Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books
“[A] thoughtful resource for poetry students and teachers.”—Publishers Weekly
“[T]his attractive and accessible collection should be popular with browsers and useful for creative writing classes.”—Booklist
“Lovely lyric lessons in appreciating the ordinary.”—Kirkus Reviews
Author: Miranda Paul
Miranda Paul is the award-winning author of more than a dozen books for children, including One Plastic Bag and Boston Globe–Horn Book Honoree Nine Months Before a Baby Is Born. Miranda is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books and serves as its mentorship chair. Learn more at mirandapaul.com.
Illustrator: Marlena Myles
Marlena Myles is a Native American graphic designer and fine artist who lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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This poetry anthology, edited by Miranda Paul, explores a wide range of ways to be grateful (from gratitude for a puppy to gratitude for family to gratitude for the sky) with poems by a diverse group of contributors, including Joseph Bruchac, Margarita Engle, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Naomi… View available downloads →