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3.91 out of 53.91 out of 53.91 out of 53.91 out of 53.91 out of 5 3.91 (11 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William J. Bennett Narrator: William J. Bennett Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 1997 ISBN: 9780743542777
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“We all need a hero or two to help us stand fast and think right,” says William J. Bennett, author of The Book of Virtues, the #1 bestseller that millions of American families turn to for moral inspiration. A new treasury chosen for young children presents splendid tales of the valor and indomitable spirit. This lasting testament to our cherished values features performances by:

– Elayne Bennett
– André Braugher
– Patricia Kalember
– Campbell Scott

The Children’s Book of Heroes is a celebration of the endurance, sacrifice, courage, and compassion that characterize truly heroic deeds.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “We all need a hero or two to help us stand fast and think right.” 

    William J. Bennett, author of The Book of Virtues 

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 towner77 | 7/9/2013

    " More great Bedtime Stories curated by the former Secretary of Education. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Becky | 7/5/2013

    " We still read this one together! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Patricia Davis | 4/16/2013

    " Great for storytime with grandchildren, guiding them to real people who performed heroic acts in their lives. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Emese | 12/31/2012

    " A good anthology on heroes for kids. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Deanna | 6/21/2012

    " This book is filled with lots of great stories from modern heroes to hereos from the time of the Greeks. My boys loves the story of "Theseus and the Minatour." "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Anne | 6/4/2012

    " I have been surprised by how much my son enjoys looking at William Bennett's "Children's Book of.." series on his own. He is really captivated by these stories, and I don't blame him. They are engaging and exciting, and they communicate important moral truths without feeling didactic. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lora | 4/12/2012

    " A fine book collection of stories that inspire children (and other readers) with courage and fortitude. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeniann | 7/16/2011

    " A great collection of inspirational stories for children "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennifer | 5/9/2011

    " This is a book of historical fiction that I thoroughly enjoyed. I like how it includes a wide variety of different kinds of heroes. Moms and dads as well as presidents are included in this book. I would definitely recommend it! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeniann | 9/4/2008

    " A great collection of inspirational stories for children "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mesh | 3/22/2008

    " A good anthology on heroes for kids. "

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About the Author
Author William J. Bennett

William J. Bennett, bestselling author, educator, and speaker, is a conservative pundit, politician, and political theorist. He served as Secretary of Education from 1985 to 1988 under President Ronald Reagan. A former senior editor of the National Review, he writes for the National Review Online, National Review, and Commentary.