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Amazing Peace
Maya Angelou

A Christmas poem on peace, faith and diversity written for the tree-lighting ceremony of the USA’s White House in 2005. It paints the festive season as a time of harmony, an absence of hatred and calls on people from all kinds of backgrounds to take part in the peaceful calm of this special time of year.

The text can be used in a teaching unit or lesson on Christmas.

· · 2005

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Angelou, Maya. Amazing Peace. Schwartz & Wade, 2008. 40 pp., ISBN 9780375841507

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