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Character is destiny : true stories every young person should know and every adult should remember

Author: John McCain; Mark Salter
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : 1st large print edView all editions and formats
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A volume of moral and ethical lessons parents and children presents a collection of original profiles of individuals who exemplify important virtues and values.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Anecdotes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John McCain; Mark Salter
ISBN: 0375728422 9780375728426
OCLC Number: 62679780
Description: xxiv, 437 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
Contents: Honesty / Thomas More --
Respect / Gandhi --
Authenticity / Joan of Arc --
Loyalty / Sir Ernest Shackleton --
Dignity / Viktor Frankl --
Idealism / Sojourner Truth --
Righteousness / Romeo Dallaire --
Citizenship / Pat Tillman --
Diligence / Winston Churchill --
Responsibility / Lord Nelson and his Lieutenants --
Cooperation / John Wooden --
Courage / Edith Cavell --
Self-Control / George Washington --
Confidence / Elizabeth I --
Resilience / Abraham Lincoln --
Industry / Eric Hoffer --
Hopefulness / John Winthrop --
Faith / Christian Guard at Hua Lo Prison --
Compassion / Maximilian Kolbe --
Mercy / Mother Antonia --
Tolerance / The Four Chaplains --
Forgiveness / Nelson Mandela --
Generosity / Oseola McCarty --
Fairness / Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Humility / Dwight D. Eisenhower --
Gratitude / Tecumseh --
Humor / Mark Twain --
Courtesy / Aung San Suu Kyi --
Aspiration / Ferdinand Magellan --
Discernment / Leonardo da Vinci --
Curiosity / Charles Darwin --
Enthusiasm / Theodore Roosevelt --
Excellence / Wilma Rudolph --
Selflessness and Contentment / Mother Teresa.
Responsibility: John McCain with Mark Salter.
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A volume of moral and ethical lessons parents and children presents a collection of original profiles of individuals who exemplify important virtues and values.

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