Stories That Build Character The Greatest Bible Stories Ever Told (The Word and Song Greatest Bible Stories Ever Told, 4) by Stephen Elkins

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  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Character,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Audio: Juvenile,
  • Religion - Bibles - Picture,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Religion - Biblical Stories,
  • Bible stories, English,
  • Children"s audiobooks

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ContributionsTim O"Connor (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages30
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Open LibraryOL7935086M
ISBN 100805424695
ISBN 109780805424690

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This jumbo book list is brimming with stories that reflect some of the most important character qualities that students can learn. From themes about caring, fairness, and honesty to messages on anti-bullying and the importance of being true to yourself, the titles on this list use relatable situations and lovable characters to teach.

In my own book, I explore the same topic (humility) from a different angle using similar stories—I’m attacking ego, he’s building up character. Brooks’s meditation on the difference between the eulogy virtues, the ones that are talked about at your funeral, versus the resume virtues, the skills you bring on the market, is also great.

The Hundred Dresses, by Eleanor Estes, Illustrated by Louis Slobodkin. Edwardo: the Horriblest Boy in the Whole Wide World, by John Burningham. Say Something, by Peggy Moss, Illustrated by Lea Lyon. Babymouse: Queen of the World, by Jennifer Holm and Matthew Holm.

Thanks for the list. Other great chapter books for boys: Kingdom Tales Trilogy by David & Karen Mains (Lamplighter Publishing), Christie’s Old Organ (Lamplighter Publishing), Lost On A Mountain In Maine by Donn Fendler, The Sugar Creek Gang series by Paul Hutchens, The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss, The Terrestria Chronicles series by Ed Dunlop, The Coral Island by R.M.

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Filled with whimsical illustrations and quirky characters, this book notes all the things in life to be grateful for. The list spans from simple joys - tree, trains, a nice breeze and rain - to the extraordinary - skipping jungle cats and alligator acrobats.

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If you can completely remove a character out of the book without affecting the plot, you may want to reconsider whether you even need that character in.

If you are trying to write a descriptive essay about a character in a book, search through the book and place a sticky note in the pages that contain interesting words or actions involving your character.

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