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The Book of Virtues
The Book of Virtues by William J. Bennett 0684835770 9780684835778
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The Book of Virtues by William J. Bennett

Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples of good and bad, right and wrong. And the best places to find them are in great works of literature and exemplary stories from history.William J. Bennett has collected hundreds of stories inThe Book of Virtues,an instructive and inspiring anthology that will help children understand and develop character -- and help adults teach them. From the Bible to American history, from Greek mythology to English poetry, from fairy tales to modern fiction, these stories are a rich mine of moral literacy, a reliable moral reference point that will help anchor our children and ourselves in our culture, our history, and our traditions -- the sources of the ideals by which we wish to live our lives. Complete with instructive introductions and notes,The Book of Virtuesis a book the whole family can read and enjoy -- and learn from -- together.

Author: William J. Bennett

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 832

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1996-09-05

Our Price: $4.29

ISBN: 0684835770

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