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

As "The Nutcracker" tale comes to a close, expect the unexpected for Marie and The Nutcracker.

Marie believes that she is on a tour of a magical metropolis, with Nutcracker, but then she wakes up. Was she dreaming or did Nutcracker deliver her s...

As Nutcracker resumes his ability to speak, he visits Marie. Asking her to travel with him, to see wonderful things, Nutcracker assures Marie that she...

Once again the Nutcracker comes to life, this time eliminating the threat of the Mouse King by ending the seven-headed monster's life.

As Drosselmeier concludes his story, Marie begins to wonder if the Nutcracker is actually her Godfather's nephew.

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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