Great Books on Building Character

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Educating for Character: How Our Schools Can Teach Respect and Responsibility
1.  Educating for Character: How Our Schools Can Teach Respect and Responsibility by Thomas Lickona
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  "Classic that gives a great overview; thorough, systematic, tons of real examples. You'll get empowered to do this!"
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Cultivating Heart and Character: Educating for Life's Most Essential Goals
2.  Cultivating Heart and Character: Educating for Life's Most Essential Goals by Tony Devine
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  "Comprehensive coverage of what schools, parents and community can do to foster integrity, good relationships and social responsibility; includes drug and sex education and a host of other topics."
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Building Character in Schools: Practical Ways to Bring Moral Instruction to Life
3.  Building Character in Schools: Practical Ways to Bring Moral Instruction to Life by Kevin Ryan
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  "Another classic."
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Promising Practices in Character Education: 12 Success Stories from Around the Country
4.  Promising Practices in Character Education: 12 Success Stories from Around the Country by Philip Fitch Vincent
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  "12 school success stories; easy to read."
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Developing Character in Students
5.  Developing Character in Students by Philip Fitch Vincent
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  "Slim introduction to practical classroom ideas."
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Books That Build Character: A Guide to Teaching Your Child Moral Values Through Stories
6.  Books That Build Character: A Guide to Teaching Your Child Moral Values Through Stories by Gregory Wolfe
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  "Scads of great stories by age group and how they are morally stimulating."
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: The Ultimate Teenage Success Guide
7.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: The Ultimate Teenage Success Guide by Sean Covey
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  "Great, engaging all-around guide for teen success based on moral strengths."
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Why Johnny Can't Tell Right from Wrong: And What We Can Do About It
8.  Why Johnny Can't Tell Right from Wrong: And What We Can Do About It by William Kilpatrick
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  "Insightful analysis of how we ended up with morally-impoverished education and what to do about it."
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The Book of Virtues
9.  The Book of Virtues by William J. Bennett
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  "Classic too, for some good, possibly forgotten stories and poems."
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