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Kindness and wonder: why Mister Rogers matters now more than ever

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A pop culture celebration of Fred Rogers and the enduring legacy of his beloved, award-winning PBS show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood that offers essential wisdom to help us in our troubled times.
Won't you be my neighbor?

For more than thirty years, Fred Rogers was a beloved fixture in American homes. Warm and welcoming, he spoke directly to children—and their parents—about the marvels of the world, the things that worried them, and above all, the importance of being themselves. Dressed in his cardigan and sneakers, Fred Rogers offered a wholesome message of generosity and love that changed the landscape of television and shaped a generation of children. Kindness and Wonder pays tribute to this cultural icon: the unique, gentle man who embodied the best of what we could be.

Looking back at the history of the show and the creative visionary behind it, pop culture aficionado Gavin Edwards reminds us of the indelible lessons and insights that Mister Rogers conveyed—what it means to be a good person, to be open-hearted, to be thoughtful, to be curious, to be compassionate—and why they matter. Beautifully crafted, infused with Mister Rogers' gentle spirit, and featuring dozens of interviews with people whose lives were touched by Fred Rogers—ranging from Rita Moreno to NFL Hall of Famer Lynn Swann—Kindness and Wonder is a love letter to this unforgettable cultural hero and role model, and the beautiful neighborhood he created.

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Mister Rogers' neighborhood (Television program)
Rogers, Fred
Television personalities -- United States -- Biography
title_displayKindness and wonder : why Mister Rogers matters now more than ever
title_fullKindness and Wonder Why Mister Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever
Kindness and wonder : why Mister Rogers matters now more than ever / Gavin Edwards ; illustrations by R. Sikoryak
title_shortKindness and wonder
title_subwhy Mister Rogers matters now more than ever
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Rogers, Fred
Television personalities