Come by the Fessenden library to check out these books on honesty, fairness, and integrity.
Great Peacemakers: True Stories from Around the World
by Ken Beller and Heather Chase
Brief essays on Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., Anderson Sa, Mother Teresa, Thich Nhat Hanh, Colman McCarthy, Oscar Arias, Bruno Hussar, Desmond Tutu, Riane Eisler, the Dalai Lama, Henry Salt, Albert Schweitzer, Astrid Lindgren, Jane Goodall, Rachel Carson, David Suzuki, Nadar Khalili, and Wangari Maathai.
The Ballad of Sir Dinadan
by Gerald Morris
Though he would rather pursue his talent as a musician, Dinadan is forced to become a knight, and he finds that while minstrels sings of heroic deeds, honor is often found in simpler, quieter ways.
The View from Saturday
by E.L. Konigsburg
Four students develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to have the honor of represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition. (fiction)
Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty
Peter Collier; photography by Nick Del Calzo
“Paints 116 portraits of men whose incredible bravery in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam is the embodiment of the very term hero.” (from dust jacket)
by Laura and Tom McNeal
Two ninth graders, Clara and Amos, suddenly find their lives turned upside down by their families, by each other, and by the two meanest brothers in town. They discover that honesty may be the answer, but it’s hard to find. (fiction)
Desmond Tutu: Fighting Apartheid
by Samuel Willard Crompton
A biography of the South African cleric and civil rights activist who fought against apartheid and was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.
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