Character Education

What better way for a youth to explore issues of character and to find their ethical center than through stories? Here is a collection of inspirational and thought-provoking stories to fuel that search.

Character Education Chapters

After a long illness, is death a welcome event?

When Lewy Bodies implant themselves in a human brain it's like beetles that begin to infest a maple tree. Soon nature takes a different course.

Is a person whose ability to speak is diminished by illness able to speak to her husband with her eyes only?

When an ill person cannot properly open her eyes, why do people doubt that she's really having trouble?

Memories are the stuff of life, but what happens when a brain illness makes them impossible to retrieve?

Character Education Audio Narrations

Making her point by breaking bottles of alcoholic beverages, Carry Nation becomes a temperance leader.

Defying all odds against him, Spencer West climbs Africa's highest point.

Not letting any disability get in his way, Spencer West redefines possible.

When he was just a toddler, Spencer West had both legs amputated just above his knees.

Spencer West grows up with parents who believe in him and tell him that he can be whatever he wants to be.

Character Education Documents

In July of 1917, not long after the US entered WWI, the NAACP invited African-Americans to march in a silent protest held in New York City.

Dr. Richard Feynman was always known for speaking his mind. When his work led him to a conclusion which seemed at odds with the conclusions (or desire...

This book was a Caldecott Honor Book because of its illustrations.  It is a retelling of the well-known story of "Little Red Riding Hood," but in...

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