Lend a Hand: Poems about Giving (Lee & Low Books)
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.
Ladd's richly textured accompanying acrylic-and-pastel spreads show how easy and rewarding extending oneself can be. ~ Kirkus Reviews
Junior Library Guild selection
2015 NCTE Notable Poetry List
2015 Delaware Diamonds