Character Education Chapters

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.

Balien of Ibelin leads the Franks against the Muslims in the fight for Jerusalem.

Dr. Schweitzer returns to Africa after WWI, but then war comes to Africa.

When building materials arrive at Lambarene, Albert Schweitzer designs a new hospital which incorporates its cultural setting and needs.

Albert and Helene Schweitzer arrive at Lambarene, their new home in Gambon.

Albert and Helen Schweitzer travel to Africa, reaching the country of Gabon, where the new doctor intends to help relieve the suffering of people.

With a new wife, Helene Bresslau, at his side, Albert Schweitzer leaves Europe to begin a life of service in Africa.

Completing all the physical tasks required, Brashear becomes the Navy's first amputee diver.

After he turned 21, Abraham Lincoln left his family home to make his own way in the world.

Disregarding death threats due to his race, Brashear graduates from diving school.

On March 3, 1887, Helen Keller's life changed. Anne Sullivan, a teacher in the art of "finger spelling," agrees to help the Keller family. Perhaps the...

During his long career, Herblock targets politics and public policy using truth to remind public servants that they serve the people.

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