The Book of Virtues for Boys and Girls: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories
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The Book of Virtues for Boys and Girls: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories  -     By: William J. Bennett

The Book of Virtues for Boys and Girls: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

Aladdin / 2008 / Hardcover

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It's like a character-building course--for kids! This abridged edition of The Book of Virtues for Young People features inspiring stories, folktales, and poems that demonstrate courage, honesty, friendship, and loyalty. Includes works by Longfellow, Tolstoy, Dickinson, Aesop, O. Henry, and others; black-and-white illustrations; and commentary by Dr. Bennett. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

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Title: The Book of Virtues for Boys and Girls: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories
By: William J. Bennett
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 202
Vendor: Aladdin
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
Weight: 11 ounces
ISBN: 1416971254
ISBN-13: 9781416971252
Ages: 10-12
Stock No: WW971252

Publisher's Description

Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. All of these qualities come together in an exciting collection of fables, folktales, and poems for kids. A book the whole family can enjoy.

This exciting collection of fables, folktales, and poems, collected by William J. Bennett, illustrates some of the best human values: courage, honesty, work, friendship, and loyalty.

With writings by great authors—among them Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Anne Frank, Horatio Alger, Helen Keller, and Aesop—these works, some old and some new, will always have great meaning for young people as they make their way through life.

Author Bio

Dr. William J. Bennett is one of America’s most influential and respected voices on cultural, political, and educational issues. Host of The Bill Bennett Show podcast, he is also the Washington Fellow of the American Strategy Group. He is the author and editor of more than twenty-five books. Dr. Bennett served as the secretary of education and chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities  under  President  Ronald  Reagan  and  as  director  of  the  Office  of  National  Drug  Control  Policy  under  President  George  Herbert  Walker Bush.

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