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The Children's Book of Heroes

Bennett, William J.

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ISBN 10: 0684834456 / ISBN 13: 9780684834450
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 1997
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Hardcover in full-color gloss pictorial boards with unclipped dustjacket has a full number line on copyright page. Book is tight, clean and unmarked except for 1/2" long remainder mark on bottom edges of page block near spine. Slight bump to back cover lower outer corner tip only. Media mail included. Please contact us for priority or international shipping. Ships in 24 hours in a cardboard box. Bookseller Inventory # 004536

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Title: The Children's Book of Heroes

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Hague, Michael

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

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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.

About the Author:

William J. Bennett served as Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy under President George H. W. Bush and as Secretary of Education and Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities under President Reagan. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Williams College, a doctorate in political philosophy from the University of Texas, and a law degree from Harvard. He is the author of such bestselling books as The Educated ChildThe Death of OutrageThe Book of Virtues, and the two-volume series America: The Last Best Hope. Dr. Bennett is the former host of the nationally syndicated radio show Bill Bennett's Morning in America and the current host of the popular podcast, The Bill Bennett Show. He is also the Washington Fellow of the Claremont Institute and a regular contributor to CNN. He, his wife, Elayne, and their two sons, John and Joseph, live in Maryland.

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