Day 4: The Book of Virtues and More

If you are not familiar  with William Bennetts'  books, there are a few you have to check out for your character building library.   He has three that I think are wonderful! This is what the book description says and I couldn't say it any better.  The 1st one is The Book of Virtues William J. Bennett has collected hundreds of stories in The Book of Virtues, an instructive and inspiring … [Read more...]

Day 3: Lamplighter Publishing

I could NOT have a character building book series with mentioning Lamplighter Publishing.  Their motto: Building Character One Story At A time Mark Hamby has a passion inside of him like none other I have ever seen to help families build character in children.  If you have never heard Mark Hamby speak, it is a MUST!  He is one of the greatest speakers on parenting I have ever heard, I will have … [Read more...]

Day 2 : The Kingdom Series by Chuck Black

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Do you have boys?  They will love The Kingdom Series!  This is a must have for your character collection.  I'm reading this to my oldest son right now (13) but any age and really even girls will love it.  Honestly, I am in book 2 and I have a hard time putting the book down at read aloud time, it is Fabulous! These are stories that represent Biblical truth into allegorical form. Dave … [Read more...]

Day 1: God’s Word

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I couldn't start off my 31 Series of Character Building Books without starting with God's Word.  It is the ultimate book to teach character.  God gives us a clear path to have a life of wisdom and good character.  Throughout the Bible you will read about men and women who had it and ones who didn't.  You will see the story of Grace and the story of Redemption.  There is no better book to be … [Read more...]

Building a Character Building Library

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In history, character was often built on hardships and trials.  Many of the great men and women in our history came from poor means and often tragedies that truly motivated them to greatness.  We have been blessed in our nation for several generations and our kids have rarely faced the hardships of our ancestors, I’m not sure how much longer that will last but for now it is so. So how do we … [Read more...]