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The Book of Virtues
An Audio Library of Great Moral Stories
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About The Book
Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples of good and bad, right and wrong. And the best places to find them are in great works of literature and exemplary stories from history.
William J. Bennett has collected hundreds of stories in The Book of Virtues. From the Bible to American history, from Greek mythology to English poetry, from fairy tales to modern fiction, these stories are a rich mine of moral literacy, a reliable moral reference point that will help anchor our children and ourselves in our culture, our history, and our traditions—the sources of the ideals by which we wish to live our lives. Complete with instructive introductions and notes, The Book of Virtues is a book the whole family can read and enjoy—and learn from—together.
About The Readers
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.
Elayne Glover Bennett is the founder and president of the Best Friends Foundation and the author of a model curriculum that tar-gets bullying, drug abuse, and violence prevention through a model character development curriculum for elementary, middle, and high school students. She is currently in her thirty-fifth year of teaching this curriculum, which has been delivered to thousands of public school students in Washington, DC, and across the nation. She is the author of Daughters in Danger: Helping Girls Thrive in Today’s Culture.
Charlton Heston was an actor, political activist, and Hollywood star. He is known for his role as Moses in The Ten Commandments. Following this part, he was nominated the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama. He joined the military in 1944 and served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II. He is the author of multiple books, including The Actors Life: Journals 1956-1976 and To Be a Man: Letters to My Grandson.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio (May 1, 1994)
- Runtime: 6 hours
- ISBN13: 9780743542142
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