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The Children's Book of Heroes - William J. Bennett

The Children's Book of Heroes

Hardcover

Published: 6th October 1997
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old
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William Bennett and Michael Hague, the team that brought us the national bestseller "The Children's Book of Virtues, " have once again collaborated to create "The Children's Book of Heroes, " a beautifully illustrated celebration of heroic deeds, both real and fictional, that will delight and inspire millions of young children and their parents.

"We all need a hero or two to help us stand fast and think right," says William J. Bennett, author of "The Book of Virtues, " the #1 bestseller that millions of American families turn to for moral inspiration. With excerpts chosen for young children, this new treasury presents splendid tales of the valor and indomitable spirit that are a lasting testament to our cherished values.

Jackie Robinson stands fast on the playing field -- and his strength of character inspires a nation. David slays Goliath -- and his faith and bravery give hope to underdogs everywhere. A little boy goes in search of an angel -- and finds one who guards him day and night: his own mother. From Abraham Lincoln and Mother Teresa to warriors on the battlefield, real moms and dads, and even young girls and boys, here are worthy and heroic figures all kids can look up to and emulate.

"The Children's Book of Heroes" is a celebration of the endurance, sacrifice, courage, and compassion that characterize truly heroic deeds.

Introduction
Heroes
Opportunity
About Angels
A Prayer at Valley Forge
Only a Dad
The Sphinx
Jackie Robinson
Sail On! Sail On!
David and Goliath
Our Heroes
Honest Abe
How the Animals Got Sunlight
The Star Jewels
Mother Teresa
The Knights of the Silver Shield
The Minotaur
Helen Keller's Teacher
Father Flanagan
The Hero of Indian Cliff
Tashira's Turn
When Mother Reads Aloud
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ISBN: 9780684834450
ISBN-10: 0684834456
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 110
Published: 6th October 1997
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.73 x 23.98  x 1.37
Weight (kg): 0.84
Edition Number: 1