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A Call to Character: Family Treasury of Stories, Poems, Plays, Proverbs, and Fables to Guide the Development of Values for You and Your Children

A CALL TO CHARACTER: FAMILY TREASURY OF STORIES, POEMS, PLAYS, PROVERBS, AND FABLES TO GUIDE THE DEVELOPMENT OF VALUES FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILDREN

by: Colin Greer
Format: Paperback

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Product Description A Call to Character is a unique family reader that brings together a liberal assortment of voices from novels, short stories, plays and poetry -- both the well loved and the obscure -- to enrich and enliven a child's imagination. The unusual breadth of readings illustrates lives defined by hign standards of personal character, such as courage, honesty, fairness, responsibility, compassion, empathy, generosity and love. Review "Greer and Kohl callus to return to such values as courage, integrity, honesty, generosity, compassion, idealism, and love....It is these values that I hope my children and yours will internalize and live by."-- Marian Wright Edelman"Wonderful....A 450-page collection of 217 stories, fables, and poems using the best of children's literature...Their hope is to bring hildren and families together and they succeed fully. Highly recommended."-- "Library Journal" About the Author Colin Greer is president of the New World Foundation and a regular contributor to Parade magazine. He lives in New York City.

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Product Code: 9780060927875
ISBN: 0060927879
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 1997-07-02
Number of Pages: 480 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1St Edition
Dimension: 6.14 x 1.1 x 9.25 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.85 pounds