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Courage

Author: Bernard Waber
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is courage? Certainly it takes courage for a firefighter to rescue someone trapped in a burning building, but there are many other kinds of courage too. Everyday kinds that normal, ordinary people exhibit all the time, like "being the first to make up after an argument," or "going to bed without a nightlight." Bernard Waber explores the many varied kinds of courage and celebrates the moments, big and small,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile Literature
Picture books
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Waber
ISBN: 0618238557 9780618238552
OCLC Number: 49553456
Notes: Provides examples of the many kinds of courage found in everyday life and in unusual circumstances, from tasting the vegetable before making a face to being a firefighter or police officer.
Awards: Winner of Bookseller's Choice (Picture Book) 2003
Winner of Parents Choice Award (Fall) (1998-2007) (Gold) 2002
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Bernard Waber.
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What is courage? Certainly it takes courage for a firefighter to rescue someone trapped in a burning building, but there are many other kinds of courage too. Everyday kinds that normal, ordinary people exhibit all the time, like "being the first to make up after an argument," or "going to bed without a nightlight." Bernard Waber explores the many varied kinds of courage and celebrates the moments, big and small, that bring out the hero in each of us.

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