Happy Book Birthday to Thanku: Poems of Gratitude!
Miranda Paul’s editorial debut, Thanku: Poems of Gratitude, hits bookstore shelves today!
This illustrated collection is beautifully illustrated by Marlena Myles, and features the work of 33 distinguished and upcoming voices in children’s literature. Each poem included showcases a different format of poetry, with simple definitions of the form outlined in the back matter—making it useful in the classroom in addition to being a gift-able book for any child or family.
Each sale of the book will benefit the nonprofit organization We Need Diverse Books.
Children’s poets and authors with a poem included are:
Poems by Joseph Bruchac, Naomi Shihab Nye, Kimberly Blaeser, 신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin, Ed DeCaria, Becky Shillington, Padma Venkatraman, Gwendolyn Hooks, Jane Yolen, Janice Scully, Charles Waters, Carole Lindstrom, Sylvia Liu, Carolyn Dee Flores, Sarvinder Naberhaus, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Lupe Ruiz-Flores, Baptiste Paul, Patti Richards, Chrystal D. Giles, Margarita Engle, Kenn Nesbitt, JaNay Brown-Wood, Diana Murray, Megan Hoyt, Jamie McGillen, Rénee M. LaTulippe, Vanessa Brantley-Newton, Traci Sorell, Edna Cabcabin Moran, Charles Ghigna, and Liz Garton Scanlon.
Read more about this title here.