Do your child a favour - give them a mission in life

Veronika Winkels | 09 February 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: character, child development, happiness

The Road to Character

Francis Phillips | 13 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, character, New York Times
A New York Times columnist writes a book about old fashioned virtues.

Educating character through fables

Jennifer Minicus | 17 February 2015 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: animals, character, character education, fables

Losing weight by gaining character

Daan van Schalkwijk | 05 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: character, character education, obesity
Self-control is more effective than gastric banding in the fight against obesity.

Romance in teen fiction

Clare Cannon | 30 July 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adolescence, character, friendship, romance, young adult

Quiet: the power of introverts

Daniel Blackman | 26 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, character, psychology, temperament
The four temperaments get a makeover in an attempt to boost the self-esteem of introverts.

A book that builds character

Kathleen Pacious | 21 July 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: character, forgiveness, friendship, heroic girls, historical fiction

The Gift of Disability

Clare Cannon | 31 May 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: boys, character, family, forgiveness, friendship, heroic boys, prejudice, siblings

One for the boys

Clare Cannon | 24 May 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: boys, bullying, character, friendship, humor, reading, school, sports

In Defence of Fantasy

Clare Cannon | 26 April 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adventure, character, fantasy, heroic boys, heroic girls

This Author Should Be Compulsory Reading

Clare Cannon | 28 March 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: boys, bullying, character, friendship, girls, siblings

Need a Laugh?

Clare Cannon | 11 March 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adventure, character, fairy tales, friendship, humor

Character, policy and the selection of leaders

George Friedman | 05 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: character, election 2012
Character is what you have left when you've lost control of events and your policies have gone up in smoke.

The Door in the Wall

Jennifer Minicus | 24 May 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: character, classics, heroic boys, historical fiction, Newbery Award

Giving troubled families a stake in society

Carolyn Moynihan | 28 March 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: British riots, character, family structure
Remember the riots in UK cities last August? A panel appointed by the government to study the causes published a report today places a lot of the blame on lack of work opportunities for young adults, creating a sense that they have no “stake in society”.

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