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The Book of Virtues for Young People

A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

William J. Bennett (Editor)

Hardcover

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Description

This exciting collection of fables, folktales, and poems, collected by William J. Bennett, illustrates some of the best human values: courage, honesty, work, friendship, and loyalty.

With writings by great authors—among them Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Anne Frank, Horatio Alger, Helen Keller, and Aesop—these works, some old and some new, will always have great meaning for young people as they make their way through life.

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9780689816130, 384pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 1997



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.