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Book of Virtues

Book of Virtues

A Treasury of the World's Great Moral Stories

by William J. Bennett and William J. Bennett
Hardback
Publication Date: 01/11/1993
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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 in The 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 Virtues is a book the whole family can read and enjoy -- and learn from -- together.

ISBN:
9780671683061
9780671683061
Category:
Anthologies (non-poetry)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-11-1993
Language:
English
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
234.95x155.57x50.8mm
Weight:
1.18kg
William J. Bennett

Dr. William J. Bennett is one of America's most influential and respected voices on cultural, political, and educational issues. Host of the top-ten nationally syndicated radio show Bill Bennett's Morning in America, he is also the Washington Fellow of the Claremont Institute. He is the author and editor of more than twenty-five books.

William J. Bennett

Dr. William J. Bennett is one of America's most influential and respected voices on cultural, political, and educational issues. Host of the top-ten nationally syndicated radio show Bill Bennett's Morning in America, he is also the Washington Fellow of the Claremont Institute. He is the author and editor of more than twenty-five books.

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