books about: character
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide To Character Expression
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
One of the biggest problem areas for writers is conveying a character's emotions to the reader in a unique, compelling way. This book comes to the rescue by highlighting 75 emotions and listing the possible body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Using its easy-to-navigate list format, readers can draw inspiration from character cues that range in intensity to match any emotional moment. The Emotion Thesaurus also tackles ...
Character, Choices & Community: The Three Faces of Christian Ethics
Russell B. Conners
Patrick T. McCormick
In their first and highly praised book together, Character, Choices and Community (Paulist Press, 1998), Pat McCormick and Russ Connors identified and discussed character, choices and community as the three essential and interrelated "ingredients" of moral experience. This second book is a companion volume. Here the authors provide a consistent and systematic method for making connections between those three elements of moral experience and ...
Portraits of Integrity: Real People Who Demonstrated Godly Character (Volume 1)
The Learning Parent, 2013
One of the most powerful ways to inspire young people to greatness is through the stories of great people from the past. In Portraits of Integrity you and your children will be challenged to strive for excellence through the examples of 45 people in all three volumes who did just that. In Volume 1, they will meet: --Jake DeShazer who was a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II. He was tortured and kept in solitary confinement for many ...
Character Building Day by Day: 180 Quick Read-Alouds for Elementary School and Home
Anne D. Mather
Louise B. Weldon
Free Spirit Publishing
In elementary schools across the country, teachers are expected to provide at least five minutes of character education each day. This book makes it easy to meet that requirement in a meaningful way. It includes 180 character vignettes—five for each of the 36 weeks in the school year—grouped by trait. Each features kids in real-life situations making decisions that reflect their character. Each is short enough to be read aloud; all can be ...
Character Matters: Nine essential traits you need to succeed
Restore the cornerstone of this country! Character Matters You are best remembered for your character! The virtues you value are the ones that leave a mark for the whole world to see. Character matters... It’s the evidence of God at work in your life! What can you do to restore character in your neighborhood, community or country? Character matters… America’s core convictions have been chipped away, but now it’s time for rebuilding. ...
Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Dynamic Characters and Effective ...
Writer's Digest Books
Create Complex Characters How do you create a main character readers won't forget? How do you write a book in multiple-third-person point of view without confusing your readers (or yourself)? How do you plant essential information about a character's past into a story? Write Great Fiction: Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint by award-winning author Nancy Kress answers all of these questions and more! This accessible book is filled with ...
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in How Children Succeed , Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. How Children Succeed ...
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Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification
Oxford University Press, USA
"Character" has become a front-and-center topic in contemporary discourse, but this term does not have a fixed meaning. Character may be simply defined by what someone does not do, but a more active and thorough definition is necessary, one that addresses certain vital questions. Is character a singular characteristic of an individual, or is it composed of different aspects? Does character--however we define it--exist in degrees, or is it simply ...
LEGO Ninjago: Character Encyclopedia
Contains an EXCLUSIVE minifigure for you to put together! Sensei Wu's ninjas may work together, but they are actually all very different and unique. Little ninjas everywhere can now learn everything there is to know about their favorite Masters of Spinjitzu in DK's LEGO® Ninjago: Character Encyclopedia . Each beautifully illustrated spread features tons of fun facts on the different characters, variants of each minifigure, and the various ...
Inferno: A Novel (Robert Langdon)
In his international blockbusters The Da Vinci Code , Angels & Demons , and The Lost Symbol , Dan Brown masterfully fused history, art, codes, and symbols. In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to his element and has crafted his highest-stakes novel to date. In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology, Robert Langdon, is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary ...
how to draw sports world (how to draw comics and cartoon characters)
a great drawing sport book for kids and adults about drawing sports world. if you are looking for a sports book for kids this is the best teaching how to draw sport book there is! you will love it and kids too! this sports book is teaching how to draw lots of sports drawings of cute comics characters step by step. this is one of the top sport books and it is a great book for indoor sprots activities for the kids. if you are looking for outdoor ...
Character Is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember ...
Random House Trade Paperbacks
In Character is Destiny , McCain tells the stories of celebrated historical figures and lesser-known heroes whose values exemplify the best of the human spirit. He illustrates these qualities with moving stories of triumph against the odds, righteousness in the face of iniquity, hope in adversity, and sacrifices for a cause greater than self-interest. The tributes he pays here to men and women who have lived truthfully will stir the hearts of ...
Character and Conduct A Book of Helpful Thoughts by Great Writers of Past and Present Ages
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
Dead Ever After: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel (Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood)
THE FINAL SOOKIE STACKHOUSE NOVEL There are secrets in the town of Bon Temps, ones that threaten those closest to Sookie—and could destroy her heart.... Sookie Stackhouse finds it easy to turn down the request of former barmaid Arlene when she wants her job back at Merlotte’s. After all, Arlene tried to have Sookie killed. But her relationship with Eric Northman is not so clearcut. He and his vampires are keeping their ...
LEGO Minifigures: Character Encyclopedia
Includes an exclusive minifigure! From the Musketeer to the Minotaur, the LEGO® Minifigures world features a diverse cast of minifigures inspired by history, movies, myth, sports, and everyday life. With the LEGO® Minifigures: Character Encyclopedia , readers will get to know all of the fun and fantastic minifigures from Series 1 through 10. LEGO Minifigures collectors and fans alike will love this guide showcasing each and every LEGO ...
how to draw musical instruments step by step (how to draw comics and cartoon characters)
how to draw all kinds of musical instruments such as guitar, piano, harp and lots more. in this book the author and illustrator Amit Offir will teach you how you can draw step by step all the musical instruments you want. In each page you will find a different kind of instrument that you could draw easily if you just follow the simple steps. Amit Offir is teaching kids and adults all over the world how to draw using his uniqe technique for ...
Character Building for Kids: Cartoon Guide to Good Manners with Family Discussions
Character Building: Cartoon Guide to Good Manners is the easy way to teach manners and build character in children. Like gems, kids need polishing. This cartoon book is the polish for teaching your kids manners. Good character means taking turns, sharing toys, saying “Thank you” and “Please,” helping with chores, listening well, speaking with honesty and respect, and caring about the feelings of others. If you teach these manners with ...
Deeply Odd (Odd Thomas)
The pistol appeared in his hand the way a dove appears in the hand of a good magician, as if it materialized out of thin air. “You think I won’t do it right here in the open. But you’d be surprised. . . . You’ll drop before you get the breath to scream.” The truck driver is decked out like a rhinestone cowboy, only instead of a guitar he’s slinging a gun—and Odd Thomas is on the wrong end of the barrel. Though he ...
Character Makeover: 40 Days with a Life Coach to Create the Best You
Get the kind of makeover that will transform your life! Bestselling author and life coach Katie Brazelton takes you on a deeply personal forty-day journey of developing your character. Discover how to close the gap between understanding God's purpose for your life and carrying it out as you put an end to well-worn patterns of defeat, woundedness, insecurity, unworthiness, and self-centeredness. Teaming up with coauthor Shelley Leith, who is a ...
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