Lend a Hand (Hardcover)

Poems about Giving

By John Frank, London Ladd (Illustrator)

Lee & Low Books, 9781600609701, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/1/2019)

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Description

Making a difference in the world can be as simple as planting a tree, giving up your seat on a bus to a disabled person, or training a puppy to become a guide dog. These are just a few of the simple acts of kindness featured in this collection of fourteen original poems. Each poem emphasizes the compassion and the joy of giving. Representing diverse voices--different ages and backgrounds--the collection shows the bridging of boundaries between people who are often perceived as being different from one another. The first step in bridging those boundaries is to extend a hand. John Frank is an accomplished poet and the author of several children's books, including three highly-praised poetry collections. Coupled with London Ladd's emotive illustrations, Lend a Hand demonstrates that empathy and social awareness can start at an early age.