Poems, Prayers, and Praise Songs of Thanksgiving
Publication Date: October 15, 2013
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Newbery Medal winner Katherine Paterson and cut-paper artist Pamela Dalton give fans of all ages even more to be thankful for with Giving Thanks, a special book about gratitude. Katherine Paterson's meditations on what it means to be truly grateful and Pamela Dalton's exquisite cut-paper illustrations are paired with a collection of over 50 graces, poems, and praise songs from a wide range of cultures, religions, and voices. The unique collaboration between these two extraordinary artists flowers in this important and stunningly beautiful reflection on the act of giving thanks.
Katherine Paterson is a two-time Newbery Medal winner and a two-time National Book Award winner. She lives in Barre, Vermont.
Pamela Dalton is a master of scherenschnitte, the art of paper-cutting. Her artwork has enthralled collectors worldwide for more than two decades. She lives in Harlemville, New York.
"A book to be picked up throughout the year and savored and discussed."--Booklist, starred review
"Wide-ranging and gorgeously executed. a joyfulness of spirit permeates the compilation."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Suffused with and inspiring gratitude and joy. Amen."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Invites family sharing."---School Library Journal, starred review
"I want to hug the book's very neck for even existing. "--Julie Danielson, Kirkus Reviews
"Ecumenical Thanksgiving miscellany - suited to readers of any age."--The New York Times