The Hero's Trail: True Stories Of Young People To Inspire Courage, Compassion, And Hope, Newly Revised And Updated Ed by T. A. BarronThe Hero's Trail: True Stories Of Young People To Inspire Courage, Compassion, And Hope, Newly Revised And Updated Ed by T. A. Barron

The Hero's Trail: True Stories Of Young People To Inspire Courage, Compassion, And Hope, Newly…

byT. A. Barron

Paperback | February 15, 2007

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What is a hero? Using the metaphor of a hiking trail, bestselling author T. A. Barron discusses the great variety of heroes and brings them to life through their own stories: Some are well known, like Wilma Rudolph, Anne Frank, and Stephen Hawking. Yet most are “ordinary kids” who have made amazing choices: saved their siblings from a fire, struggled to stop prejudice at their school, helped raise money to build a well in an African village. This book will be invaluable to kids, parents, and educators who need role models for young people to look up to—and a new way to look at what a hero is.
T.A. Barron is the award-winning author of fantasy novels such as The Lost Years of Merlin epic—soon to be a major motion picture. He serves on a variety of environmental and educational boards including The Nature Conservancy and The Land and Water Fund of the Rockies, and is the founder of a national award for heroic children. Follo...
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Title:The Hero's Trail: True Stories Of Young People To Inspire Courage, Compassion, And Hope, Newly…Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.75 × 5.13 × 0.48 inPublished:February 15, 2007Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0142407607

ISBN - 13:9780142407608

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* “A rewarding, informative read, the book introduces and pays homage to heroes throughout time, literature, and life.” starred review  — Booklist"The stories are well worth sharing." — School Library Journal"The simplicity of the message and wide range of examples combine to make compelling motivational reading." — Kirkus Reviews"Here is so much grace to regard closely, to hold tight in mind, heart, and soul." — from the preface by Robert Coles, M. D.