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Tales Worth Telling: Stories of Selected Heroes/ Heroines Who Define Us as American
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Tales Worth Telling: Stories of Selected Heroes/ Heroines Who Define Us as American (Hardback)

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In a set of stories about 17 American heroes and heroines, this book analyzes the hero concept in the nation's history. This book unmasks and reveals some of the United States' most beloved historical figures, reflecting their strengths, values, and flaws as no conventional history textbook can. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and complex look at the heroes and heroines who helped to shape a national identity. This book also examines the history, mechanics, and proven benefits of storytelling, identifying the form as an effective strategy to teach about some of the nation's most famous men and women. Each story concludes with a set of discussion questions that allow both educators and students to probe transcending values that are still relevant for young Americans today.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 23/12/2013 ISBN-13: 9780761862246  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Tony R. Sanchez is Professor of Social Studies Education at the University of Toledo. He is also a former middle grades/high school social studies educator, where his interest in historical storytelling began, and has taught social studies on the public school and university levels for over thirty years. He has previously published many articles dealing with character/values education in leading educational journals.

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