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Edelman, Marian Wright

Overview
Works: 203 works in 297 publications in 2 languages and 16,479 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Prayers and devotions  History  Pictorial works  Quotations  Case studies  Filmed speeches  Nonfiction films  Television news programs 
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 )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My soul looks back in wonder : voices of the civil rights experience by Juan Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 30 people tell personal stories about the nonviolent struggle for civil rights, then and now, not only the leaders but also ordinary citizens who bear witness to "transforming moments" when they suddenly found the courage to try to change things
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 774 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 )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 740 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 697 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
Mister Rogers' neighborhood : children, television, and Fred Rogers by Mark Collins( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in 1928 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Fred Rogers began his television career in 1951 at NBC. He became program director in 1954 for the newly founded WQED-TV in Pittsburgh, the first community-supported television station in the United States. From 1954 to 1961, Rogers and Josie Carey produced and performed in WQED's The Children's Corner, which became part of the Saturday morning lineup on NBC in 1955 and 1956. It was after Fred Rogers was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1963, with a special charge of serving children and their families through television, that he developed what became the award-winning PBS series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
I'm your child, God : prayers for children and teenagers by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 377 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 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juvenile
Children from Australia to Zimbabwe : a photographic journey around the world by Maya Ajmera( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... takes its readers on a trip through the alphabet and around the globe. Find out what children do with their families in Mexico, how they dress for festivals in Japan, and what they ride to school in India. Learn how children say hello in many different countries."--Jacket
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 301 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 )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book portrays conditions and details problems facing millions of black children and families across the United States. Specific action steps are proposed in seven areas: child health, education, foster and institutional care, housing, youth employment and jobs, and family support and services. Part I draws a composite portrait of the inequality facing black children in America today and suggests how to change the portrait by discussing 11 principles of effective advocacy. This discussion is followed by an action agenda of specific, practical goals for improving conditions for black children, youth, and families. The most recent statistical data available to document the persistent disparities between black and white children, youth and families are presented in tabular form in Part ii. The data are organized under these section headings: numbers of black and white children and families; family structure; poverty; unemployment; maternal employment and child care; education; child health; housing; children without homes; and crime and arrests. Each of these sections contains a short summary of the principal facts in the relevant tables. (Author/MP)
The lawyer as leader : how to plant people and grow justice by Artika R Tyner( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. The Lawyer as Leader is beacon call for lawyers who wish to harness their skills and training to become leaders in the struggle for social and econo
School power : implications of an intervention project by James P Comer( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 143 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
Marian Wright Edelman : Tulane University commencement address( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marian Wright Edelman delivers the Commencement address to the 2001 graduating class of Tulane University
Picturing children : photographs from the National Museum of African American History and Culture by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double Exposure is a major new series based on the remarkable photography collection held by the Earl W. and Amanda Stafford Center for African American Media Arts (CAAMA). From pre-Civil War daguerreotype portraits to 21st-century digital prints, this is a striking record of the key historical events, the cultural touchstones and the private and communal moments of African American life. In addition to over fifty photographs, each volume includes an introduction by a leading historian, activist, photographer or writer, and a foreword by the CAAMA's founding director Lonnie Bunch.0The fourth volume in the series, 'Picturing Children', features a diverse selection of photographs: spontaneous records of intimate family moments, playtime and communal activities as well as posed portraits. Photographers include Henry Clay Anderson, Wayne F. Miller, Joe Schwartz, Jamal Shabazz, Milton Williams and Ernest C. Withers. The volume includes short reflections on individual photographs which explore how the images speak not only to past experiences of African American youth, but also to our evolving concepts of childhood, youth engagement in American society and the future
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Ambassador Paul Bremer discusses his new book about is time in Iraq; John McWhorter, Taylor Branch, and Marian Wright Edelman discuss the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr
The measure of our success : a letter to my children and yours by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in Chinese and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a brief account of the life and work of the founder of the Children's Defense Fund, in the form of a letter to her 3 sons and 25 lessons to live by. It discusses her childhood in segregated South Carolina in the 1940s and 1950s, the influence of her parents on her outlook, and her concept of service to others as the purpose of life. The book also discusses racial tensions in the United States and the role of parents in raising their children. The 25 lessons for life focus on such topics as: working for everything you get, setting goals, individual initiative, taking risks, taking parenting seriously, men sharing family and household responsibilities, family responsibility, honesty, fellowship, substance over style, perseverance, making a difference, life-long learning, respect for hard work, choosing friends carefully, living in the present, service to community and nation, remembering one's roots, reliability, and faith. The book concludes by discussing political, economic, and social initiatives that individuals can take to help the less fortunate of the nation's children. (Mdm)
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 )

1 edition published in 1993 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author shares the wisdom passed down to her from her parents and other role models
Lanterns : a memoir of mentors by Marian Wright Edelman( Book )

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

"Marian Wright Edelman, "the most influential children's advocate in the country" (The Washington Post), shares stories from her life at the center of this century's most dramatic civil rights struggles. She pays tribute to the extraordinary personal mentors who helped light her way: Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert F. Kennedy, Fannie Lou Hamer, William Sloane Coffin, Ella Baker, Mae Bertha Carter, and many others."--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 Fundación por los Derechos de los Niños

Marian Wright Edelman Amerikaans schrijfster

Marian Wright Edelman amerikanische Aktivistin für Kinderrechte

Wright Edelman Marian

Wright, Marian.

Μάριαν Ράιτ Εντελμαν

Мариан Райт Эдельман американский борец за права детей

ماريان إيدلمان

エーデルマン, マリアン・W

瑪麗亞·賴特·埃德爾曼

Languages
English (101)

Chinese (3)

Covers
My soul looks back in wonder : voices of the civil rights experienceThe 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 childrenMister Rogers' neighborhood : children, television, and Fred RogersI'm your child, God : prayers for children and teenagersStand for ChildrenChildren from Australia to Zimbabwe : a photographic journey around the world