Profiles in Character Twenty-Six Stories That Will Instruct and Inspire Teenagers

ISBN-10: 076183687X
ISBN-13: 9780761836872
Edition: N/A
Authors: Max Malikow
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Description: Compassion, courage, honesty, integrity, loyalty, responsibility, and wisdom are qualities we all admire and desire for our children as well as ourselves. Profiles in Character presents twenty-six inspirational and thoughtful stories illustrating  More...

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Book details

List price: $34.99
Publisher: University Press of America, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 109
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Compassion, courage, honesty, integrity, loyalty, responsibility, and wisdom are qualities we all admire and desire for our children as well as ourselves. Profiles in Character presents twenty-six inspirational and thoughtful stories illustrating seventeen universally admired virtues. This is a book written for teachers by a teacher. Since each story can be read in five minutes or less and is accompanied by discussion questions and follow-up activities, the stories can be used as brief devotionals or to occupy a full class period. These classroom-tested stories provide enough material to make a substantial contribution to a character education curriculum. Book jacket.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Permissions
Introduction
Adaptability
Blindsided
Tragic Optimism
Abraham Lincoln's Depression
Altruism
Three Cases of Self-Sacrifice
Into the Sun
Authenticity
What does it mean to be real?
Compassion
Illyssa
A Child Shall Lead Them
Courage
Heroic Acts
Empathy
My Name Is Jane Doe Too!
Endurance
The Ice Bowl
Forgiveness
The Sunflower
Happiness
Who is happy and why?
Honesty
The Pastor and the Pie
Humility
Elie Wiesel: An Exceptional Teacher
Integrity
Francesca's Decision
Joe Louis' Debt
Loyalty
Uriah
Perseverance
Cutting and Running
Responsibility
Exploding Pintos
Addiction and Responsibility
Going Crazy in Texas? A Teen's Affair
Thoughtfulness
On Education and E.T.
Wisdom
Papa, the Educator
The Parable of Shlomo
A Philosopher Almost Commits Suicide
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