The Hero's Trail

T. A. Barron - Author

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ISBN 9781101651407 | 144 pages | 15 Feb 2007 | Puffin | 8 - AND UP years
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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.

* “A rewarding, informative read, the book introduces and pays homage to heroes throughout time, literature, and life.” starred review



"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.

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