Entries Tagged as 'Books that Teach Character'

Zen Ghosts

October 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL This is a strange and mysterious Zen ghost story within a ghost story that is perfect for Halloween. Jon J. Muth’s third book about Stillwater the Zen panda bear and his friends Addy, Michael, and Karl continues to raise questions to help children think. Muth, through Stillwater, delivers an old Chinese […]

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The Twelve Gifts of Birth

May 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By MARSHA RAKESTRAW It’s never too early to begin nurturing healthy, humane qualities in children, and The Twelve Gifts of Birth by Charlene Costanzo serves as an inspiring and magical touchstone toward character, confidence and self-respect. The story begins by revealing the “secret” that fairy godmothers, or “wisewomen,” bestow 12 gifts upon all children […]

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